Many large organizations such as Accenture Adobe, Google, GE, Goldman Sachs and Microsoft have been making significant changes to their performance management systems in recent…View More Performance Management 2018: Where Do We Go from Here?
Traditional performance management can be traced back to a model of job performance that originated with Frederick Tailor more than a century ago in which…View More Performance Management 2018: The Changing Face of Work, Management and the Workforce
Performance management has long been a major challenge for human resource professionals and managers alike. Surveys (e.g., Corporate Executive Board (CEB1), Society for HRM2) find…View More Performance Management 2018: The Evolving Landscape
‘”Spruce up or get out!” How may top executives have said words to this effect?….One prominent employment manager after another has said words to this…View More Jobs Often Lost Because a Man Neglects Shaving
A trend in performance management is towards a process that is more dynamic, actionable and informal. The goal is regular and timely feedback (instead of…View More Goldman Sachs New Approach to Feedback
Over a century ago, with the transformation to an industrial economy in full swing, engineer Frederick Taylor unleashed what was to be the first management…View More Frederick Taylor Scientific Management Meets Orwellian Surveillance
Many job analysis tools are available to the human resource practitioner. One valuable free resource that has been available since the 1930s and has been…View More Job Analysis Tools: DOT and O*Net Online
The platform-mediated workplace combines Orwellian surveillance and control with principles of scientific management and refinements developed in behavioral science in the decades following Frederick Taylor’s…View More The Platform-Mediated Workplace
In many jurisdictions, just because the law prohibits pay discrimination does not magically make it disappear. In Iceland, where the concept of gender equity is…View More Iceland To Mandate Pay Equity
Recent annual data show that, in yearly earnings, women working full time in Canada still earned 74.2 cents for every dollar that full-time male workers…View More Pay Equity in Canada: Who is minding the gap?