To improve performance, organizations must develop managers who can better deliver what workers want: a coach, not a boss. May 31, 2017 Vipula Gandhi Accenture made quite a stir two years ago when the company announced it was eliminating performance ...
July 20, 2018Lumesse Africa
Every HR professional and manager has had to have a tough talk with an employee about his or her performance. Sometimes it is in the context of an annual appraisal. Other times, it may be a final warning prior to termination. But regardless of when the discussion happens, careful ...
July 18, 2018Lumesse Africa
Hooking the best industry talent continues to remain one of the biggest tasks for recruiters who are constantly struggling to strike a balance between day-to-day recruitment activities. While this leaves little time to focus on emerging processes, it is equally important to stay updated because according to industry experts, the ...
July 12, 2018Lumesse Africa
Empowerment As organizations decentralize, empowerment of individuals becomes evermore crucial. But we cannot empower individuals unless we trust them, and we cannot expect them to run with ideas and risk failure unless they trust us. For example, Frontier Communications has undergone three major acquisitions during the past five years, the most ...
July 10, 2018Lumesse Africa
With employment at an all-time high, talent acquisition trends are becoming more competitive as top candidates are clearly in the driver's seat. Already, companies are feeling the shortage of qualified workers. The New York Times reports that industries such as construction, tech, care-giving, and even ...
June 27, 2018Lumesse Africa
Continuous performance management is defined as performance management processes that take place throughout the year on an ongoing basis, as opposed to those based on traditional annual appraisals. These processes include near-term objective setting, regular one-to-ones or ‘check-ins‘ and real-time feedback. Why Continuous Performance Management? Management thought leaders such as the ...
June 25, 2018Lumesse Africa
All businesses lose good people. Whether it’s for personal or professional reasons, planned on unplanned, losing talented employees can leave a large gap in any organization. Filling critical vacancies can prove to be challenging, expensive and time consuming. That’s why succession planning is vital. It ensures businesses are ...
June 20, 2018Lumesse Africa
Finding an effective solution for implementing training and learning programs in the workplace is a major problem faced by managers, HR, and executives today. Perhaps this is why the concept of microlearning has taken the world of workplace learning by storm. We are all in search of a way ...
June 8, 2018Lumesse Africa
It’s no surprise that performance reviews – across most businesses today – are changing. For years organizations have complained that performance management needs to evolve to deliver company-wide business value. In fact, studies show that only 6% of organizations believe their current process for managing performance is worth ...
June 6, 2018Lumesse Africa
Your employees already learn for themselves. Make the most of the new normal, writes Todd Tauber. The near future of corporate learning is already here. And individuals are playing a much bigger, more active role than they used to. That doesn’t mean the learning and development (L&D) department is obsolete. But ...
June 4, 2018Lumesse Africa