1st Edition

Managing Performance

ISBN 9780750684071
Published August 24, 2007 by Routledge
128 Pages

USD $24.95

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Book Description

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Table of Contents

Understanding the bigger picture
1 Putting organizations into context
2 Meeting the challenges
3 Getting alignment
4 Reviewing your oraganization

The performance equation
5 Ability
6 Motivation
7 Opportunity

The tools of performance management
8 Performance reviews
9 Measure and targets

Skills you need
10 Allocating work
11 Writing objectives and measures
12 Assessing perfomance
13 Dealing with development needs
14 Giving constructive feedback
15 Developing yuor skills

Perfomance review in practice
16 Plan
17 Do
18 Review

Dealing with challenging behaviour
19 Difficult attitudes
20 Under performance

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