Click Funnel Categories: Performance Management Tools

The Stairway to Performance: Focusing on Outcomes

The Stairway to Performance: Focusing on Outcomes When a large health care system in California started measuring health outcomes, a surprising thing happened: patient health increased, while at the same time, health care costs declined. Why did this occur? A major factor was that doctors started looking at the performance measures and teaming up to …

Providing Effective Feedback

Providing Effective Feedback Feedback is essential to human/employee development. It not only helps employees correct mistakes before they become habits, but it also reinforces positive behaviors, encourages the development of desirable work habits, and helps employees achieve their goals. Download the PDF – “Providing Effective Feedback” For feedback to be effective, it must be given …

Performance Management for Governing Boards

Performance Management for Governing Boards City councils, boards of supervisors and other governing bodies need performance management systems that focus on what results staff is going to achieve, and how success will be measured. This tool shows how to build an “Integrated Performance Management System” that takes into account the many different functions that a …

Performance Management for Corporations

Performance Management for Corporations Every organization needs a performance management system that focuses regular attention on its success in achieving its goals. This tool shows how to build performance scorecards for a corporation or business. (See our related tool on “Performance Management for Public Agencies.) Download the PDF – “Performance Management for Corporations” First, why …

Inconsistent Management Norms

Inconsistent Management Norms A large law firm in San Francisco faced the prospect of declining performance and increasing competition in its major practice areas. Our firm was asked to help. Our situation analysis revealed that the firm lacked a consistent management philosophy. The major practice areas – intellectual property, real estate, probate, and corporate – …

How to Build Effective Learning Loops

How to Build Effective Learning Loops Learning loops are a process of sharing performance information with people and empowering them to make the changes needed to improve performance. They are similar to feedback loops except they are deliberately designed to achieve organizational change at maximum speed. It means giving the right people the right information …

Developing Management Standards

Developing Management Standards Leaders and managers need to take the time to articulate and implement a consistent set of management standards for themselves and every manager and supervisor in the company. This checklist should detail the specific practices expected of every manager and supervisor. For example, it should clarify how managers assign decision-making responsibilities, how …

Developing Individual Performance: The Eight Steps

Developing Individual Performance: The Eight Steps One can view an individual’s professional development as having a life cycle. The cycle begins when a person starts working – and continues as long as the employee remains with an organization. In high performing organizations, people are aware of this life cycle and commit to ensuring that everyone …

Aligning Performance and Compensation

Aligning Performance and Compensation One of the most important things that a manager does is align performance and compensation. Often times it helps to bring in an outside expert. A consultant can look at a company’s performance objectively and design specific measurable goals that will help motivate stronger performance. A consultant can help determine the …

All Performance Management Tools

All Performance Management Tools