PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW
Increasing employee engagement levels which is related to increased profitability, you need to spend considerable time developing the relationships you have with those who directly report to you. The good news is – literally everything you need to know to be a very good people manager is contained in this module.
To become a really good people manager you will likely have to learn and practice new behaviours. Natural born great people managers are out there but they are rare. As manager of people your #1 goal is to develop those who report to you, to become more competent. When we learn and use proper people management skills, you can then:
- Develop positive relationships with your employees
- Set performance objectives with them
- Coach them to better performance
- Review their performance on a regular basis
- Build effective teams
- Manage performance problems effectively
- Improve communications
The People Management Skills module of this section has all the information you require to become a very good manager of people and a self driven training plan. The 11 Skill Building Challenges contain the ‘what’ and ‘how’ to do’s of effective people management.
The Managing Poor Performance module of this section provides you all you need to know about progressive discipline, performance improvement programs and all types of written warning disciplinary letter templates.
Click on one of the 6 links below to see the applicable downloadable documents in that section:
- Employee Communication
- People Management Skills
- Managing Poor Performance
- Annual Performance Review
The Culture of Engagement
Every business owner or manager aspires to lead an organization that produces consistent and sustainable high performance. It is people who deliver performance, but just telling or worse, just hoping your employees will perform will not yield the results that are achievable. Creating a high-performance organization is a deliberate and purposeful act of leadership. Only by instilling a certain set of conditions and behaviours can your employees’ potential be unleashed. See the document Developing High Performance Organizations.