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News: Performance Management

Performance management 'underused'

30 January 2009

Two-thirds of businesses do not have a performance management system in place to assess the impact of their financial incentive schemes.Research produced by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ...


Successful leaders' lives can build on management training

30 January 2009

Examining the lives of successful leaders could be a means of building on management training, an expert asserts.David Chittock, president of Incentra, writes on Sales and Marketing Management that aspiring exe...


Leadership training 'must involve self-analysis'

28 January 2009

It is essential that leadership training is accompanied by self-analysis if managers are to be effective, an expert asserts.Keith Pathing, a former director of the Cranfield School of Management, tells Training...


Management training 'must include emotional support for team'

19 January 2009

Management training is required to boost sales performance through educating executives in dealing with the emotional needs of their teams, an expert asserts.Gregory Stebbins, an internationally recognised sale...


Communication training 'can help create well-loved boss'

16 January 2009

Communication training is among one expert's suggestions for how to be a well-loved boss.Paul Facella, chief executive of Inside Management and a former executive at McDonald's Corporation, tells Sales and Mark...


Management training 'can improve staff commitment'

14 January 2009

Management training which focuses on the effective supervision of the workforce is likely to reduce absences, a leading organisation asserts.Ben Willmott, a senior public policy advisor with the Chartered Insti...


Leadership training 'key for the next ten years'

12 January 2009

Leadership training will be one of the key developments in the next ten years, an expert asserts. Virginia Clark, the global head of learning and talent management at business software firm SAP, tells a panel b...


Government to put DCS's through leadership training

09 January 2009

The government has announced that social services chiefs will be undergoing management training in order to reduce the risk of a repeat of the Baby P case.Concentrating on leadership skills, the directors will ...


Line managers 'must receive training in dealing with absence'

08 January 2009

Training must be provided to prepare line managers to deal with absences in their teams, an expert asserts.Gill Trevelyan, the head of good practice services for the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Servi...


Management training 'highlighted by Waterford collapse'

06 January 2009

Training could have improved the inadequate change management a commentator has identified as contributing to the collapse of Waterford Wedgwood.David Wighton, business editor at the Times, claims poor manageme...