Performance

Setting expectations rather than managing performance

It’s been some time since many organisations revisited the value of performance management processes and experimented with different solutions to try to move away from the process and create a more...

TikTok star's office move-in protest goes viral

A former US employee of an engineering firm went viral on TikTok this month after he moved into his office for four days.

What high-performing organisations have in common

With all disruptions caused by Covid-19, changes in work patterns and changes in employee turnover, businesses have to re-evaluate the way they work, how they treat their employees, their higher...

Case study: A passport to global success at Harvey Nash Group

A drop in employee engagement and a sense among managers that staff were not working to their full potential prompted a cultural refresh that has had an international impact, finds Emma Greedy

Diversity is not a problem, it's an opportunity

Diversity and inclusion have been on the agenda for a long time and there has been a degree of success in addressing the issue. According to the Parker Review Committee, 81 of FTSE 100 companies had...

Focus is needed just as much as ability to create peak performing teams

When building teams, many organisations focus mainly on ability, technical skills, and experience. However, it takes a lot more than intellectual prowess and technical expertise to produce great team...

Why employee feedback does not have to be cumbersome: LondonEnergy case study

This story is about something very concrete. It is about how HR teams can be innovative, even in the utility sector, and it will give you a concrete example of what can be achieved when we understand...

UK businesses fall behind with people analytics

?The UK is lagging behind in its use of people analytics despite there being clear benefits to using data, according to CIPD and Workday research

Measuring leadership effectiveness

Measuring the effectiveness of leaders is nothing new, but should HR be looking beyond financial outputs?

Business success depends on good managers

A global survey of 22,000 workers in 18 countries shows that UK employees are below the world average when it comes to rating their managers as effective. The study is relevant for HR because it...