When performance management is mentioned, people often think of the employee performance appraisal or review, however, performance management involves so much more. Properly constructed appraisals should represent a summary of an ongoing, year-round dialogue. Focusing only on an annual appraisal form leads to misunderstanding and a lack of appreciation for the benefits of performance management.
by Elizabeth Petersen This contribution is the second in a two-part series from BLR Executive Vice President Elizabeth Petersen about business lessons learned through sports. Rugby has taught me innumerable life and business lessons, and today I pay homage to the nameless French Canadian who taught me how to lose strategically. But first, an introduction […]
A lot of buzzwords get thrown around in business today. Some of them are productive, some of them are trendy, and some are confusing. What can be especially confusing is when multiple words are used to convey related but separate themes. Employees and managers alike are often confused by the difference between their company’s vision, […]