Performance & Conduct Management

Managing employees’ performance is a continuous process, making sure that the performance of employees contributes to the goals of their teams and the business. An engaged employee is someone who takes pride in their job, shows loyalty towards their line manager, team, or company, and goes...

Picture Credit: My Seat In Office No Windows; Roy HS NG Poor management can have a long-lasting negative effect on a business and ultimately, its profitability. A lack of leadership and managerial skills impacts the workforce and below, we’ve mentioned a few of the most detrimental: Reduced Productivity If...

Picture Credit: Mitchell Lokiec looks over the shoulder of operator chairwoman Ablina Galderisi for a time-motion study, February 8, 1957. https://catherwood.library.cornell.edu/ Performance management is defined as “the systematic process by which an employer works with employees to improve effectiveness in the accomplishment of work objectives or...

It may have been the last straw at the end of a very long week. You felt let down, embarrassed and humiliated by an employee’s behaviour. Frankly, you’d like them to go. It’s tempting to proceed directly to dismissal when it’s obvious misconduct has occurred. However,...

Image Credit: Flickr Commons, Hendrik Wieduwilt “Commuters” It is well known that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects children and teenagers, but how much it affects adults, particularly in the workplace, is less commonly understood. Up to two-thirds of children with symptoms of ADHD continue to show...

This summer’s sporting events are now in full swing, Wimbledon concludes this weekend and the Rio 2016 Olympics now just days away. For all this excitement, it can prove distracting for your business and so managing the day to day demands can be a bit...

Research reveals that a typical employee spends around 10 percent of their paid time on non-work related online activities, and in some cases this rises to a deeply worrying 40 percent. Surfing the net on company time is nothing new, of course; people have been...

Is someone on your team not pulling their weight? Are you at a loss as how best to handle it? You wouldn’t be alone; managing under performance can be a sensitive issue. There are, however, a number effective ways of tackling the problem – without necessarily...