Welcome to the 3rd part of my continuing 7-part article series titled “The 7 Disciplines of Successful Organizations.” This part is about Organizational Strategy, what it takes to ensure its competitiveness. Although organizational strategy is one of my favorite knowledge areas, it remains to be one of the most difficult and ...
September 11, 2017Lumesse Africa
How important is learning and development within your organisation? When budgets are being threatened in the company, training and development is the first cost to be cut – the worst mistake any manager or head of a department can make. While I can understand the need to cut ...
August 3, 2017Lumesse Africa
Performance reviews are valuable for both the employee and the employer. It's a chance for the employer to give constructive feedback to ensure their business is operating the best it can. It also allows the employer to give praise for a job well done, guidance for what an employee is ...
July 31, 2017Lumesse Africa
With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s only competitive advantage. Businesses that want to accentuate and optimize their competitive talent advantage focus on employee engagement strategies that improve overall workforce productivity and return on staffing investments. A major disruption to employee ...
July 13, 2017Lumesse Africa
The annual performance appraisal is an opportunity to enhance employee performance and create greater success for the company and the individual. My intent is to explore how coaching skills can be used in creating a good performance appraisal experience for both the employee and the supervisor and how to keep ...
July 10, 2017Lumesse Africa
What do you do when an employee disagrees with something you've written on their performance review? How can you prepare for this and deal with it effectively? Start by Listening Start by listening to figure out the source of the disagreement. Is it an issue of fact (you wrote that the employee ...
July 5, 2017Lumesse Africa
“Organisational Development” is a structured effort aimed at improving the performance of an organisation, department or work team. OD is an ongoing activity or effort to improve performance through a continual focus on skills, culture and the application of behavioral science. There are many views on OD; PMIS believes that ...
June 30, 2017Lumesse Africa
The level of employee engagement can be measured by the willingness and ability of employees to contribute to the success of their organisation. It is their discretionary effort which is an essential element for the good health and well being of a company. A highly engaged workforce shows the high level ...
June 23, 2017Lumesse Africa
Performance assessments as legacy systems have survived three industrial revolutions, but as we enter our fourth stage of digital revolution driven by knowledge workforce, it will become increasingly difficult to navigate through this stage without reinventing how we manage our workforce....
June 21, 2017Lumesse Africa
It's great when companies try to improve employee engagement and even better when they measure it. Measurement is the first step companies must take before they can implement meaningful actions to improve engagement. But if they don't measure the right things in the right way, those actions won't matter -- ...
June 19, 2017Lumesse Africa