Strengths-based performance conversations' aims to move managers away from a deficit-oriented method, which is focused on identifying and fixing the weaknesses of team members, analysing what has gone wrong and considering how that can be avoided in the future. The new study of performance management outcomes in the civil service shows that that employee performance can be improved by a simple training intervention focused on building strengths instead of fixing weaknesses. These results can be boosted by a more extensive intervention, which includes wider communication and changes to HR policy, as well as manager training.
Published: 3 December 2017
Does it seem like other people always get their ideas in before you have a chance to speak, or that your nerves get the better of you as soon as you try and open your mouth? Do you frequently notice that those who do stand up and command the authority from an audience have, in fact, very little to say or that their thoughts are not the most original nor insightful?
Published: 24 November 2017
The 2017 Global Payroll Complexity Index (GPCI); from NGA Human Resources, is a business intelligence report identifying the top payroll ... View Article
Published: 15 October 2017
Today, we’re apt to thinking about concepts like crisis communications by conjuring up imagery of of lengthy meetings about things like business continuity strategy.
Published: 28 June 2017
Sarah Rozenthuler, a leading international figure in the field of multi-stakeholder dialogue. A chartered psychologist and leadership consultant, gives her top ten reasons for clear and comprehensive communication.
Published: 23 August 2016
Many business owners, directors and sales people, use networking as a means of attracting business – but the results can sometimes be disappointing.
Published: 20 November 2014
With eight out of ten young people using SmartPhones,
Published: 15 November 2013
Average business losing £470,000 a year in increased staff turnover and absence.
Published: 8 July 2013
Overuse Of Email is making workers less Confident talking to others as most have become so used to using indirect communication
Published: 17 September 2012
Today, business needs more flexibility to reflect changes in communications and is under increased pressure to reduce costs
Published: 31 May 2012