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Proven strategies for maximizing employee commitment and performance As a manager, you know that employee performance is your most important asset—but are you making smart, well-thought-out efforts to leverage it to its fullest? Manager’s Guide to Performance Management helps you get the most out of your people by focusing on performance planning (instead of appraising), creating a dialog (instead of issuing directives), and solving problems (instead of pointing blame). Learn how to: Work with employees to create goals that are beneficial to everyone Observe, gather data on, and document performance Conduct performance reviews in a cooperative, collaborative way Address thorny situations proactively and professionally Leverage the powerful but often misunderstood process of “progressive discipline” Briefcase Books, written specifically for today’s busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page: + Clear definitions of key terms and concepts + Tactics and strategies for managing performance + Tips for executing the tactics in the book + Practical advice for minimizing the possibility of error + Warning signs for when things are about to go wrong + Examples of successful performance management + Specific planning procedures, tactics, and hands-on techniques
Performance Management Pearson New International Edition
For courses in Performance Appraisal, Compensation Management, and Training and Development. Discover where the real success in business can be found. What makes some businesses more successful than others? The answer: people. Organizations with motivated, talented employees that offer outstanding customer service are more likely to pull ahead of the competition. Performance Management is the first text to emphasize this key competitive advantage, showing students that success in today’s globalized business world can be found, not in technology and products, but in an organization’s people. The third edition includes updated and current information, and features over forty new cases.
Performance Management in the Public Sector
"In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in practice. This new edition of Performance Management in the Public Sector explores performance, as well as performance measurement, and making performance information useful for management. The book includes: - situates performance in some of the current public management debates, including some emerging discussions on the new public governance and neo-Weberianism; - discusses the many definitions of performance and how it has become one of the most contested agendas of public management; - examines the use as well as the non-use of performance information; - conveys a nuanced discussion of the so-called perverse effects of using performance indicators; - discusses the technicalities of performance measurement in a five step process: prioritising measurement, indicator development, data collection, analysis and reporting; and - explores the challenges and future directions of performance management Performance Management in the Public Sector 2nd edition offers an approachable insight into a complex theme for practitioners and students alike. For scholars, the book directs attention to key research issues, most pressingly the use of performance information"--
For courses in Performance Appraisal, Compensation Management, and Training and Development. Discover where the real success in business can be found. What makes some businesses more successful than others? The answer: people. Organizations with motivated, talented employees that offer outstanding customer service are more likely to pull ahead of the competition. Performance Management is the first text to emphasize this key competitive advantage, showing students that success in today's globalized business world can be found, not in technology and products, but in an organization's people. The third edition includes updated and current information, and features over forty new cases.
Performance management when interpreted and used properly can create organizational excellence and enhance human capital value. At the global level, organizations have wasted much time over-focusing on the unattainable (objectivity in appraisals) and ignoring the more critical (continuous improvements in individual, dyadic, and team performance) goals. This thoroughly revised second edition shifts the entire focus of performance management to performance improvement and talent management. This book will also help in enhancing the performance of individuals, dyads, and teams for achieving organizational excellence.
Integrated IT Performance Management
If you are in search of real-world practical scenarios of IT performance management practices, with a desire to obtain examples of strategic directives, accountabilities, outcomes, and performance measures for managing IT services, with an interest toward how performance management integrates with strategic and operational management, then Integrated IT Performance Management is the perfect book for you. Unlike theoretical books that focus on human resources performance management, this book presents a compilation of the author’s extensive IT management, performance management, project management, enterprise architecture, and applications development knowledge and skills, and industry experiences gained over more than 35 years as an IT professional in the private, public, and academic sectors in Canada and the United States. It provides an Integrated IT Performance Management Framework (IPMF-IT)TM that integrates strategic, IT operational, and performance management components based on a results-driven performance measurement and accountability framework. It also demonstrates the applicability of this framework within the context of the entire IT services delivery life cycle, using a model-centric approach. A unique and innovative aspect of this model is the alignment of outcome measures with output measures, which focuses on the effectiveness and efficiencies of output measures to the management, measurement, and delivery of IT services, using integrated IT performance measurement dashboards.
Praise for Praise for Performance Management: Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics "A highly accessible collection of essays on contemporary thinking in performance management. Readers will get excellent overviews on the Balanced Scorecard, strategy maps, incentives, management accounting, activity-based costing, customer lifetime value, and sustainable shareholder value creation." —Robert S. Kaplan, Harvard Business School; coauthor of The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action, The Execution Premium, and many other books "Gary Cokins demonstrates in this book that performance management is not a mysterious black art, but a structured, process-oriented discipline. If you want your performance management system to be a smoothly running analytical machine, read and apply the ideas in this book—it's all you need." —Thomas H. Davenport, President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College; coauthor of Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning "Drawing on a deep reservoir of knowledge and experience gained from hundreds of customer engagements around the world, Gary Cokins offers an authoritative examination of the major dimensions of performance management. Cokins not only paints a rich and textured view of the major principles and concepts driving performance management implementations, he offers a nuanced look at the important subtleties that can spell the difference between success and failure. This is an informative and enjoyable text to read!" —Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research, The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI); author of Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business "[In this] very insightful book, the view of an integrated performance management framework with a goal to link various operational activities with business strategy is an excellent approach to manage and improve business. Gary's explanation of risk-based performance management, for providing the capability to achieve long-term objectives with reliably calculated risks, is definitely thought provoking." —Srini Pallia, Global Head and Vice President of Business Technology Services, Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, India "Gary Cokins is clearly one of the world's thought leaders in the area of performance management, and the need for integrated performance management, improvement and execution is clearly at a premium in these challenging economic times. This book is a must read for CEOs, CFOs, and management accountants around the globe seeking higher levels of sustainable business performance for their stakeholders." —Jeffrey C. Thomson, President and CEO, Institute of Management Accountants
This comprehensive text provides an engaging examination of the entire process of performance management. It balances concepts with practical skill-based exercises, and gives readers both an understanding of performance management and the ability to manage performance. An online Instructor's Manual is available to adopters, and free PPTs are available through the author's website.
Pro Java EE 5 Performance Management and Optimization
First book to address and assess performance of enterprise Java-based applications using the new Java EE 5 Presents Java EE 5 Performance Management as a proven methodology, featuring a set of common problems that have been observed in real-world customer environments Presents "wait-based" performance tuning methodology, the most efficient Java EE 5 tuning methodology, but one previously neglected in the Java EE 5 space
Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management
An engaged employee is someone who feels involved, committed, passionate and empowered and demonstrates those feelings in work behavior. This book explains that a more engaged workforce is really about better performance management. The authors expand the traditional notion of performance management to include building trust, creating conditions of empowerment, managing team learning, and maintaining ongoing straightforward communications about performance, all of which are critical to employee engagement. The "best practices" tools and advice in this book are based on solid research as well as the authors’ experience.