Getting the Best Out of Performance Management in Your School

Author: Chris Baker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135383812
Format: PDF
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Tried-and-tested by specialist educational consultants Hay Management Consultants, this volume will help head teachers and subject leaders make the most out of performance management in their schools. The government's insistence that each school in England (whether primary or secondary) implements a performance management system has lead schools to see this imposition as yet another bureaucratic chore. This volume shows how performance management can be turned to a school's advantage to improve teaching and school performance. Highly practical in tone, the book shows how schools can turn a government imposition into an opportunity for realistic and tangible improvement.

Managing and Measuring Employee Performance

Author: Elizabeth Houldsworth
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749444778
Format: PDF, ePub
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As performance management becomes better integrated into businesses, attitudes and approaches to it are evolving. Through case studies and detailed practice examples from leading international organizations, this text addresses the increasing demand for managers in all sectors to manage and measure staff performance. Performance management includes measures on teamwork, long-term thinking, building human capital and customer loyalty. It values leaders who build human capital by motivating employees and developing and managing talent. The book identifies two means of performance management. Performance development promises a motivating workplace and employee career training. Performance measurement, holds employees accountable and measures their contribution. Both have strengths and drawbacks, but successful businesses balance the two to foster employee growth. Includes original research of managers and their attitudes to performance management procedures.

Performance Management Revisited

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Publisher: Adamson Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 0948543523
Format: PDF, ePub
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Performance Management Revisited provides all the tools needed by those involved in performance management in schools - whether as the reviewer or the person reviewed, or as the SIP - so as to enable them to carry out the process fairly, efficiently and to the benefit of all.Drawing on actual experience in schools, this book: .contains photocopiable forms for all stages in the process .details the legal requirements .covers the whole cycle from preparation to monitoring .explains the differences between the new system and the previous one .applies to all those involved: teachers, headteachers, line managers, other staff and governors .includes the performance management of support staff."

Managing to Motivate

Author: Linda Evans
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0304706175
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Anyone who has spent time in education knows that teachers achieve more when they feel better motivated. The media, policy makers, teachers' unions, and a multitude of others have opinions on how leaders should motivate staff, but what really works?In this timely and constructive book, Linda Evans draws from a wealth of evidence and experience to answer this question. She shares examples drawn from a range of educational settings, from schools for young children to colleges for older students, and shows the contrast between successful and unsuccessful management of teachers' motivation.

Powering Up Performance Management

Author: Richard Hale
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780566081897
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book presents a structured model of performance management; provides practical materials including questionnaires and case studies; outlines a dynamic approach supported by pragmatic experience within international organizations; and puts forward material based upon leading edge research.

Performance Management

Author: Sara Bubb
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134129947
Format: PDF
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This research-based book offers practical guidance on how to go about performance management. Based on experience of working with schools and running courses, and using the latest research on business strategies appropriate for education, it: o looks at what performance management means in practice o offers advice on how to go about monitoring o explains how to use data from pupil assessments o suggests ways to judge the effectiveness of teaching through analysing children's work o gives guidance on monitoring planning, assessment and observing lessons o proposes how to 1853467693reas for development, set objectives and draw up action plans o contains useful photocopiable formats o uses case study material to illustrate potential problems and good practice Throughout, the purpose is to help schools and teachers to be more effective.

Motivating Your Team

Author: Peter R. Taylor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848605439
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'Motivating Your Team is an excellent handbook for all those who intend to get the best out to their team, to motivate, lead and support individuals as well as groups of people, and thus assist them in maximizing their performance as professionals....[It] is an excellent resource I would like to recommend wholeheartedly to all those who are involved in appraisal processes in whatever capacity' - Educational Management Administration and Leadership 'Taylor has produced a book which goes to the theoretical and practical heart of coaching in modern school leadership' - Management in Education 'Each page arrives crisp and clear underpinned by a transparent rationale... A useful addition on the book shelf of head teachers and school leadership programmes' - ESCalate Designed to help you get the best out of your team, this practical book shows you how to motivate and engage people through the effective design, application and review of performance management. Checklists and practical guidance notes are provided to help you understand the principles and practice of effective performance management and how the process can be an essential lever in enhancing the performance and motivation of individuals and teams in your organization. Headteachers, team leaders, governors and trainers will reach for this book again and again.

Handbook of Corporate Performance Management

Author: Mike Bourne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111996038X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A corporate performance management system can transform your business - but only if it is designed and implemented in the right way. this book will provide you with the tools and approaches to help translate your strategy into action and make you aware of the pitfalls to be avoided. The Handbook of Corporate Performance Management takes a practical approach, offering guidance on what works, tools to use, and how leadership makes an essential contribution to success. THE BOOK IS BROADLY DIVIDED INTO FOUR SECTIONS: Section One Provides the essential toolkit for setting up and implementing a corporate performance management system. It covers the processes and approaches you need to make it work. Section two explains how you can use performance management to manage your business from tracking performance through the management review process to checking whether your strategy is still appropriate. Section three provides guidance for measuring specific key areas; financial performance, staff performance, customers, processes, competence and resource development, and sustainability. Section four is about bringing it all together. Case studies of individuals from widely differing organisations, who have all delivered great results, illustrate the importance of good leadership in creating a culture of high performance. The Handbook of Corporate Performance Management is the essential guide to using performance measurement and management to get the best out of your business.

Leading the Curriculum in the Primary School

Author: Neil Burton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446231135
Format: PDF
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'The book is a good introduction to anyone taking on middle leadership in the primary sector, and will be useful to heads and deputies who are considering how to organise their schools in the face continuing change and increasing accountability' - Times Educational Supplement In recent years, there has been an acknowledgement of the need for teachers to develop management and leadership skills in addition to specialized subject knowledge, to achieve a state where they possess transferable skills that can be employed in co-ordinating any area of the primary curriculum. This book will provide trainees, NQTs and experienced teachers with the management and leadership techniques that they will need in order to develop, with appropriate experience and opportunities, into subject leaders or effective members of a senior management team. The emphasis in this book is on the practical techniques and strategies of curriculum leadership. At all levels of experience, from establishing a direction through working with resources to leading and motivating colleagues, this book deals with the theoretical, practical and technological issues facing teachers as they create and manage curricula. This book is an invaluable resource for trainees and teachers at every level as they confront the rapidly shifting demands of their profession.

Managing for Performance

Author: Pam Jones
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273703549
Format: PDF, Docs
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Getting your team to perform to the highest possible level is at the core of how well every manager does and is also one of the toughest tasks they have to face. Managers all over the world are struggling to set clear goals and direction for their teams because of a rise in factors including team diversity, different motivations and expectations of team members and an increase in short term project teams. Managing for Performance offers the solution to these problems by explaining the key to successful performance management is the ability to develop a flexible approach and have a range of different tools and techniques to apply in different situations. It provides information on these tools and techniques, and offers self-coaching to develop the self-understanding that is critical to anybody tasked with managing people. This definitive guide will provide managers with all the support and advice they need to be able to appraise and enhance both their own and their team's performance, and successfully tackle the issues affecting performance to achieve optimum results.