Learn how you can implement evidence-based decision-making and management practices in your organization.
Employee engagement is a trendy concept at the moment, but what exactly is it? You hear about it on the radio, read about it in magazine and newspaper articles, and management talks about whether their employees are engaged, but why? First, what is employee engagement? The definitions vary somewhat, but essentially, an engaged employee is […]
At times, employers make a definite effort to separate performance appraisals for making decisions about pay from performance appraisals for making decisions about development and training needs. Most commonly these distinctions are made by separating the two by time (conducting the assessments months apart) or by using different means of gathering and assessing the required performance data […]
As a team leader, you want everyone on your team to have ‘the Big Picture’ and know what is going on around them. What you want is for each member of your team to have good Situation Awareness (SA). The most referenced definition of SA is by Dr. Mica Endsley: “the perception of elements in […]
You can avoid employment lawsuits and limit your business’ exposure to time-consuming litigation, high damage awards, and unnecessary settlements by applying these basic rules: 1) Follow best practices for hiring employees. 2) Document and update your hiring and personnel management policies and procedures. 3) Mind your wage and labor hour laws and regulations. 4) Have […]