We’ve been studying the impact of Remote Work from the crisis and the well is deepening. Not only are companies getting comfortable with the practice, but a whole new set of issues has emerged. Let me give you a peek (this is data from our www.covidhrpulse.com, our bi-weekly study of HR professionals’ ...
May 14, 2020Angus Young
Tackling Low Morale Among Remote Workers Author: Tanner Corbridge, Senior Partner, Partners in Leadership While a lot of us have worked from home in the past, the numbers now doing it are unprecedented. Culture is never more needed than at a time of crisis. Morale becomes strained as outside influences push ...
April 28, 2020Angus Young
Working remotely can be pretty difficult. We’re big fans around here at Trello, but also acknowledge the amount of work it takes to, well, make it work. Some aspects of remote work may not be up to you (company policies, etc.), but that doesn’t mean making it successful is completely out ...
February 13, 2020Angus Young
So how do you upgrade a 1950’s performance tool to work in today’s hard-charging work environments? Consider implementing the following more appropriate management strategies to increase management effectiveness: Turn the process upside down. Make every employee responsible for managing their own effectiveness. Stop training managers on how to develop performance ...
June 6, 2017Lumesse Africa
Performance management has come to mean many things to many people. Some take it to be the day-to-day interactions managers have with their employees, others feel it’s strictly the domain of Human Resources professionals. Whoever is in charge, performance management touches many areas of the world of work. Employee or performance ...
May 19, 2017Lumesse Africa
Andrew Carnegie once said, “You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.” Although Carnegie wasn’t explicitly talking about employee engagement, this quote perfectly illustrates how vital it is to engage your employees so they will be happier and perform to ...
May 5, 2017Lumesse Africa
So much depends upon managers. For example, a Gallup study found that at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores is driven by who the boss is. This is disconcerting because the same research found that about 70% of people in management roles are not well equipped for ...
March 26, 2017Lumesse Africa