Implementing Performance Management

Author: Joan Dean
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134477783
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is for headteachers, senior and middle managers in both primary and secondary schools, and all teachers involved in the performance management process. It sets out the aims and objectives of the system, and offers sensible, practical advice to help make performance management work effectively in schools. Case studies are used to illustrate the processes involved in performance management, and each chapter ends with suggestions for staff discussions, looking at the common concerns and issues that arise. Joan Dean has taught in primary, secondary and further education, and has held two headships. She has also been a primary schools adviser and a chief inspector, and has published more than thirty books on education. In 1980, she was awarded the OBE for services to education.

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.

Getting It Done a Handbook on Social Performance Management

Author: M. F. C. Team
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781976914614
Format: PDF, ePub
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In an uncertain world, it just makes sense to reduce as many risks as we can. That way, we have a better chance of coping with unexpected events and achieving greater levels of success. We all want to be more resilient, in all aspects of our lives.Social issues don't have to be a source of risk and uncertainty. Or, at least, not to the extent we've seen. In times past, social issues weren't managed; they were reacted to when they could no longer be ignored.This handbook removes much of that uncertainty. It outlines a pragmatic approach to managing social performance that a field team can employ, on the ground, in real time. It builds on accepted theory and helps outline what we really need to do to apply it.

Performance Management REBOOT

Author: Mark Bussin
Publisher: KR Publishing
ISBN: 186922731X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Performance management systems have become too time-consuming and cumbersome – the time is right for a reboot. This guide will show you how to revisit your performance management strategies – use simpler tools, move towards developmental discussions, and remove or reduce 'forced' rankings. This handbook serves as a practical and convenient guide to managing performance in an uncertain, turbulent, world where companies must adapt. This book is guaranteed to be different from other performance management titles you've read, because it's: — Based on years of personal experience in implementing hundreds of performance management systems in companies. — Written by contributors who have actually done and experienced what they are writing about. — Practical and, for once, tells you how to do it, with no missing steps or information. There are tool kits, forms and check lists that can be used instantly. — Written in plain English with no bamboozling jargon, with many practical examples and templates that you can amend to suit your needs. — Underpinned by empirical research. After reading Performance Management Reboot you will be able to design, implement and use a performance management system that is perceived as fair by all stakeholders and which stimulates better performance.

Developing Effective Teacher Performance

Author: Jeff Jones
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847878547
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Improving and maintaining staff performance is an important and often difficult responsibility for school leaders and senior teachers. Offering guidance on diagnosing ineffectiveness, supporting ineffective teachers, and procedures when support isn't enough, this practical book is designed to help those teachers who manage others. It will help the reader to understand what under-performance is, and to develop a whole school approach to monitoring, supporting and restoring teacher performance. There is also advice on self-help and development for the teachers themselves. This is an essential one-stop reference text for every senior teacher in primary and secondary schools.

Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace The Handbook of Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions

Author: Ryan Watkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470531693
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this groundbreaking volume, leading practitioners and scholars from around the world provide an authoritative review of the most up-to-date information available on performance interventions, all presented within a holistic framework that helps ensure the accomplishment of significant results. Addressing more than 30 performance interventions, with such varied topics as Incentive Systems, e-Learning, Succession Planning and Executive Coaching, this volume guides readers through the development of comprehensive performance improvement systems. Each chapter illustrates in practical terms how to select, plan, implement, and manage performance interventions, as well as how to evaluate their results. Through best practices research, comparative analysis, illustrative case studies from around the world, and editorial guidance on how to link together diverse interventions, the handbook is an important guide for achieving desired results in the workplace and beyond. Sponsored by International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), the Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace, three-volume reference, covers three main areas of interest including Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions, and Measurement and Evaluation.

The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control

Author: Elaine Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317429923
Format: PDF, ePub
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Performance management is key to the ongoing success of any organisation, allowing it to meet its strategic objectives by designing and implementing management control systems. This book goes beyond the usual discussion of performance management in accounting and finance, to consider strategic management, human behaviour and performance management in different countries and contexts. With a global mix of world-renowned researchers, this book systematically covers the what, the who, the where and the why of performance management and control (PMC) systems. A comprehensive, state-of-the-art collection edited by a leading expert in the field, this book is a vital resource for all scholars, students and researchers with an interest in business, management and accounting.

International Handbook of Practice Based Performance Management

Author: Patria de Lancer Julnes
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452261768
Format: PDF
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"The orientation of this text, the variety of applications examined, and the grouping of chapters around concepts such as the role of citizens, quality measurement, and performance budgeting makes this an ideal book for the classroom as well as for reference." —PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW The International Handbook of Practice-Based Performance Management presents the latest scholarship in performance measurement strategies in the field of evaluation. This important resource combines cutting-edge theory and practice of performance management in the United States and abroad. The book includes contributions from internationally known scholars and practitioners who present chapters that introduce the literature on key topics and provide clear guidance on practical skill building. Key Features: Offers an international perspective: Though most of the chapters deal with performance measurement in the United States, the text represents the most notable examples of performance measurement in Canada, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, and Europe. Integrates theory and practice: The book's unique structure links literature-based conceptual knowledge with the lessons from practice and specific applied skills. Puts theoretical discussions into context: Case examples and lessons learned connect concepts to the real world while discussion questions allow for further deliberation. Intended Audience An excellent addition to any academic library, this resource is ideal for practitioners, academics, and researchers in public administration, non-profit organizations, management, public policy, health care services administration, and health care planning and policy. It can also be used as a text for graduate courses such as Performance Management, Management Reforms, International Performance Management, and Performance Improvement in Public Administration.

The Higher Education Manager s Handbook

Author: Peter McCaffery
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134311257
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Higher Education Manager’s Handbook 2/e has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. It offers excellent counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager’s role and provides the navigational tools to successfully operate within Higher Education organizations. Within this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case study materials drawn from innovative practice. This best selling guide builds upon its original strengths and remains an engaging, accessible and highly enjoyable read. Written in the unique perspective of the HE manager, it offers practical advice that can be implemented immediately by managers and university leaders at all levels. It addresses the internal ramifications of cynicism and demoralisation that are rife within many academic communities and is based on four pre-requisites essential for becoming an effective HE leader: Knowing Your Environment Knowing Your University Knowing Your Department Knowing Yourself What’s new in the second edition... New Chapter! Celebrating Diversity The Specific strategic drivers in HE University Governance The Business-Facing University The Community University Fostering Research Excellence, Fostering Teaching Excellence and Enhancing the Student Experience Internationalization Managing your Reputation Managing in a crisis Higher Education Managers, Team Leaders, Vice Chancellors, Provosts, University Presidents, Department Heads and Student Affairs Administrators will find this book to be an irreplaceable resource that occupies a permanent "within hands-reach" position on their desk and/or nearest bookshelf.