Performance Council to Lead New Program Evaluation Approach
from Federal News Radio
The White House will roll out a new way to measure agency performance, promises to retool the federal hiring process and reiterates its commitment to acquisition reform. These are among the policy initiatives President Barack Obama details in the fiscal 2010 Budget analytical perspectives section. The White House released the section yesterday.
How to Rejuvenate Corporations (and Government Agencies): Tips from a Morristown Author and Turnaround Executive
from The Star-Ledger
Now, more than ever, this country needs enlightened senior leadership. This blog will talk about business practices at the highest levels of corporations, government, and non-profits--why they are programmed for failure, and how to set them straight. I hope you will post comments here, and we can have a healthy conversation about ways to get America's economy moving in the right direction.
Think About Imminent Change, Suggests HR Expert
from AME Info
To stay in business and to be competitive, organisations have to radically rethink the way in which they mobilise, energise, support and enable individuals at all the levels within the organization to combine their 'Know of' and 'Know how' to deliver existing services more efficiently, as well as to create new services.
EU to Stress Test Banking System by Sept: EU Sources
The European Union will stress test its banking system by September to determine its resilience to the economic downturn and find out if it is adequately capitalized, EU sources and banking supervisors said on Tuesday.
Talent Management Opportunities in Downturn
Owing to the deteriorating profit performance, cost-cutting during a downturn is often necessary to ensure future competitiveness. As a result, some companies immerse themselves in downsizing and other cost-cutting measures merely to prop up short-term earnings instead of addressing the real problem.
Employee Performance: Do You Have Fizzlers or Sizzlers?
from TMC Net
In today’s workplace, employee performance follows the Pareto Principle (the 80/20 rule) – 80 percent of employees fizzle, 20 percent of employees sizzle. The 80 percent of employees who fizzle are are weak and disinterested performers who do just enough not to get fired. The 20 percent of employees who sizzle are passionate and engaged performers, committed to making a difference. How can any organization be successful if only a small percentage (20 percent) are actively driving service responses and results? The better question is why does this happen?
The Eight Steps to Becoming an Effective Boss
from New York Daily News
Want to see your employees improve the quality of their work, become more passionate about their jobs, and step-up their workplace performance even more? As a manager, there are steps you can take to make this happen.