Goal management is among the most powerful methods companies have to execute business strategies. Thousands of studies have examined the impact of goal management on workforce productivity.
This white paper discusses what it means to be a goal driven organization, how goal management fits into an overall integrated talent management process, and explains the relationships between goals and other factors that drive employee performance such as skills and competencies.
When augmenting the benefits package
for your organization, it’s natural to focus
on traditional perks that employees have come to
expect: PTO, health insurance, and maybe a tuition
assistance credit here or there. But if you’re looking
for creative and effective ways to stimulate
employee engagement while also driving business
results, you’ll want to consider the powerful impact
of offering language-learning opportunities.
Why language learning? It offers immediate and
long-term benefits to both employees and employers.
Research shows that organizations that offer access
to language learning see an increase in employee
engagement factors like loyalty, morale, and
productivity, which in turn boosts business performance
factors such as customer satisfaction
and internal communications.
Where’s the connection? And how can you reproduce
these benefits within your organization? This
playbook offers a deeper look at why language
learning has such a positive influence on employee
It’s time to rethink the role of primary care in your health benefit strategy.
Employers have invested in countless initiatives to reduce spending and improve employee health outcomes. While these programs have varying degrees of success, employers are looking for new solutions that can have substantial long-term impact.
Done the right way, primary care is uniquely positioned to be one of the strongest long-term solutions for employers. The proof is in the numbers: when patients have better access to primary care, the total cost of care is reduced by 4 to 5%. Our comprehensive eBook will show you how to lower health costs and improve employee health outcomes.
The guide covers:
The current healthcare landscape’s impact on employers
The five key attributes of high performance primary care
How to make a business case for prioritizing primary care
Questions to ask when evaluating vendors
Organizations in every industry rely on applications to drive customer engagement, employee productivity and revenue. Deployed between users and the applications are a wide variety of “application services” designed to enhance security, improve performance and ensure reliability. F5 set out to evaluate the state of these services by asking IT professionals about their current and planned use of application services. Read the report to learn which strategic initiatives are driving application deployments including the most important trend for the next 2-5 years.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Nov 02, 2016
When apps run efficiently, employees are more likely to use them.
The promise of unified communications (UC) is that it is supposed to increase efficiencies and make internal operations more seamless. But that only happens when it’s working properly.
According to Robin Gareiss, president and founder of Nemertes Research, “Companies devote 33% more IT staff to managing IP telephony and 31% more to UC when they don’t use monitoring tools. The tools are instrumental to identifying, isolating, and resolving performance issues—and preventing them from happening again. When apps run efficiently, employees are more likely to use them.” That’s one reason 36% more people actually use UC in large companies that use monitoring tools.
Join Robin Gareiss, president and founder, Nemertes Research and David Roberts, director of product management, Riverbed, as they explore the different approaches to monitoring UC—network probes vs endpoint telemetry—and why taking a combined approach hel
Learn how to get your entire organization working on the critical tasks that will move your business forward. Download the complimentary eGuide, "Driving Success: The Incredible Power of Company-wide Goal Alignment" today.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Dec 03, 2013
Recent research conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Achievers reveals how best-in-class companies gain a competitive advantage by improving their employee engagement initiatives. Download The impact of employee engagement on performance and learn best practices for tying engagement to business performance, the business case for employee engagement and helpful metrics to measure the impact of engagement.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Mar 27, 2014
Employees don’t leave companies. They leave bad managers. Bad managers are the number one reason employees quit. We’ve all experienced them at some point. They are the leading cause of employee disengagement. Today, 70 percent of North American employees feel indifferent or disengaged at work, costing the U.S. economy nearly $500 billion every year* in lost productivity, substandard performance, and employee turnover.
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Keeping up with the speed of business is rarely easy, but with iContent, your organization can keep pace with its learning needs. Don’t wait to make a move until courses fail to load or slow down, course completions and scores aren’t tracked, or critical content updates don’t occur, jeopardizing
Effective onboarding is the key to getting new employees up and running both quickly and smoothly. Organizations able to ramp up new employee role clarity and confidence during onboarding by specifically identifying answers to the who, what, when, and where for getting things done enjoy higher new employee performance, higher job attitudes such as satisfaction and commitment, and decreased turnover. The use of technology to accomplish these twin goals of clarity and confidence is critical in today’s competitive landscape.
Are performance reviews more time consuming than useful? Do your employees and your organization actually benefit from them? Well they should, and if done right, they will.
You will learn how reviews can:
• Motivate managers and employees
• Create better managers (not better reviewers)
• Improve team performance
• Contribute to organizational knowledge
The dreaded annual performance review: whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, it can be an uncomfortable experience for both managers and employees. But it doesn’t have to be.
See how great organizations use reviews to:
Increase employee productivity
Create an on-going dialog between employees and managers
Support overall organizational goals
Effectively managing employee performance has never been more critical, companies must leverage the best tools to inspire performance and drive engagement. Maximize employee performance and align company goals with business strategy with these 5 tips.
Being a manager is hard. Being a great manager is even harder. Learn simple things you can do as a manager to increase performance from both individuals and teams.
Simple strategies like:
• Talk less, listen more
• Play to your (and your team's) strengths
• Manage teams, not individuals
• Accentuate the positive
Find out how you can convert your pains into profit. Learn how Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can help you develop profitable customer relationships. Microsoft CRM uses lead and opportunity management, incident management and a searchable knowledgebase. CRM also makes use of reporting tools for accurate forecasting, measurement of business activity, and employee performance.
This white paper highlights the key challenges facing the manufacturing industry and discusses how the 2007 Microsoft® Office system can help maximize employee contributions and enhance business performance with innovative and powerful enterprise capabilities.
Execution is not enough - employees also need to be empowered. Why? Because an empowered workforce means more engagement, higher customer satisfaction, increased business productivity and performance and better business intelligence.
Everyone loves a good spreadsheet. But if you have more than a few hundred employees, tracking performance, training, and succession with them is the stuff of nightmares. Spreadsheets and paper-based processes can’t give you deep, real-time insight into how your employees are performing or how to make them—and your company—more successful.
Loyal and satisfied employees are the foundation of successful business performance, particularly as organizations increasingly look to their employees to drive productivity gains and stir innovation. Yet, new research shows employee loyalty slipping worldwide. The importance of building and rebuilding employee loyalty is paramount for organizations that want to retain their top talent and avoid the high costs associated with high turnover. In this white paper, we offer 10 strategies to foster employee engagement and motivation.