Tag: evaluation

critical

Teaching Critical Thinking

In a previous post, “Why Critical Thinking Is So Important,” we discussed the importance of critical thinking at all levels of an organization.

feedback

7 Sources of Employee Feedback You Should Explore ASAP

As a learning and development (L&D) professional, you’re probably aware of how important it is to share feedback with employees regarding their performance. But it’s also important that you receive feedback from them, too, regarding their learning experiences and preferences. Otherwise, you could wind up implementing L&D and training initiatives that yield consistently low returns […]

career

Deconstructing the Career Conversation

A variety of companies have realized the importance of creating a learning culture—one that values continuous learning as an ingredient for success for both the organization and the employee. In fact, “the single biggest driver of business impact is the strength of an organization’s learning culture,” says Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by […]

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Pros and Cons of Employee Self-Assessments

Both employees and managers perform better when they receive regular feedback, and employees state that they desire more feedback from their bosses, leading many organizations to get rid of their annual employee performance reviews or supplement them with more regular forms of employee feedback, like employee self-assessments.

incentives

Effectively Offering Financial Incentives to Employees

Since the early 2000s, seminal studies have revealed that employees aren’t actually motivated by compensation and financial incentives alone, although they both help some. But still, most Human Resources managers and learning and development professionals believe that to retain employees and keep them engaged, they must pay them more or offer them more ways to […]

expectations

Implementing After-Action Reviews

In a previous article, we discussed the concept of After-Action Reviews (AARs), a military practice that involves extensive analysis of training events after the fact.

performance

How Does Continuous Performance Management Work

In a previous post, we discussed the results of the State of Continuous Performance Management Survey. The survey results showed significant reductions in some of the negative impacts of only performing annual reviews when companies instead utilized what is known as continuous performance management.