Posts Tagged: performance

Employees not performing…why do we tolerate it?

June 23rd, 2011

More importantly whose fault is it? Sound familiar…if it does you are not alone!

One of our clients is fighting to change a culture of creating vague expectations, not measuring performance and not holding people accountable. Trying to make this shift feels like trying to move a glacier with a toothpick! Their biggest challenge is that the business owner is taking over from his father and has inherited a culture of acceptance “as long as you are not costing the business money you’re ok”.

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Raise your hand if you hate performance reviews

July 21st, 2010

The Globe & Mail Report on Business, by Rasha Mourtada

If you think performance reviews are a waste of time, you’re not alone. They are time consuming, heavy on the paperwork and sometimes even downright awkward. For employees and managers alike, they add up to a human resources formality with little value.

But that need not be the case, says Sandra Reder, president of human resource consulting firm Vertical Bridge Corporate Consulting in Vancouver. If executed properly, performance reviews can serve as “a road map to get your business where it needs to go,” she says.

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