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News: Performance Management

Data-loss 'chaos' preventable with targeted training and skills development

30 August 2008

Training for senior leaders could help overcome the "chaos" caused by breaches of confidentiality through lost data files, it is claimed.Adequate skills development decisions should be made by manager...


Lack of communication and management information 'hampering talent development'

30 August 2008

A failure to reap the bottom-line benefits of talent and performance management initiatives is causing many firms to lose out, according to a new survey by Hewitt Associates.The human resources (HR) consultancy...


Leadership and management training: Right development investments needed for HR professionals

26 August 2008

A large proportion of human resources (HR) professionals lack confidence in the leaders of their organisations, according to the latest Global Leadership Forecast.Furthermore, the bi-annual study - carried out ...


Management training 'aided firm's retention'

22 August 2008

Training engineers in management has made a big difference to retention for one firm.Bharat Electronics explains it hopes to recruit a further 400 engineers this year, adding it needs to recruit top performers ...


HR excellence: Global firms 'prioritise performance management'

14 August 2008

Computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) and financial corporation Capital One demonstrate the impact which effective performance management and customer care training can have on the achievement of business goals, ...


Ongoing professional development meets 'ever-changing' client needs

14 August 2008

Assessing individual training requirements should be fundamental to an accountancy firm's human resources operation, it has been claimed.The director of accountant adviser Kato Consultancy, Andrew Jenner, told ...


Management training: Bosses acknowledge credit-crunch motivation challenge

13 August 2008

A large proportion of business bosses admit they face a challenge getting the best from their employees during the credit crunch, suggesting management training may rise further up their agendas.In a survey of ...


Design consultants identify communication training needs

12 August 2008

Design agency bosses should invest in training to improve workers' communication and project management skills - and thereby convince their clients their ideas are "the right ones".That is the conclus...


'Lacks in communication and leadership' identified by health officials

12 August 2008

Health officials have revealed plans to remedy leadership and communication failings at the hospital hit by Scotland's worst-ever outbreak of Clostridium difficile.In a new report issued by NHS Greater Glasgow ...


'Enable' workers with effective performance management

12 August 2008

Managers and training directors need to make sure performance management initiatives are engineered to keep the right people in the right roles, according to a new survey.The research, carried out by management...


Absence issues: Government 'sickie' numbers unveiled

07 August 2008

Work and pensions officials claim they are "taking steps" to reduce employee absences and improve support for workers, after it emerged that one million sick days were taken in the department last yea...


Training to be bosses' 'greatest financial investment'

07 August 2008

Determination to boost revenues in the coming months has led a large proportion of entrepreneurs to prioritise training, performance management and recruitment, according to Deloitte.In a new survey of business...


Communicate to avoid financial fallout, managers told

06 August 2008

Regular updates to employment law in the UK threaten to "drive HR departments to distraction" if they fail to prioritise developments in communication and training.That is the conclusion of Retail Wee...


Plans for new appraisal system scrapped by judges

06 August 2008

Plans for an 'upward review' appraisal system for the UK's top judges have been rejected.Strongly supported by senior City litigators, the proposals would have seen the judges appraised by court users such as c...


Equal pay issues top tribunal list

06 August 2008

The number of employment tribunals in the country has risen by almost a quarter in the last year, according to the latest figures.Equal pay issues overtook unfair dismissal as the most regular reason for claims...


Prevent de-motivation and disillusion, communicators told

01 August 2008

Managers should give communication training greater prominence in their organisations to ward off de-motivation in the workplace.That's according to Internal Comms Hub's global editor, Annie Waite, who issued t...