HR Department – a whipping boy for failing businesses

HR Department – a whipping boy for failing businesses

When a business is failing who do you blame – and is any of it HR’s fault? This topic is trending on LinkedIn currently and the discussion is apparently yielding interesting, and useful insights about HR practices. The whole discussion looks biased with two old clichés. HR controls the hiring process, and is also responsible […]

Performance Support – How it Can Assist the Workforce

Performance Support – How it Can Assist the Workforce

Performance Support – how is it different from learning? What is learning? Learning, simply put is the transfer of knowledge and expertise with an objective to instruct and facilitate learning interventions, usually undertaken in a classroom setup. Then what is Performance support/Performance Support System (PSS)/Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS)? And how is it different from […]

Employee training: a management perspective

Employee training: a management perspective

How does the management view employee training and what do they expect from it? This was a question which intrigued us; we wanted to understand how senior employees looked at the training function from a strategic perspective. This blog outlines the results of our discussions with employees in operations, management, HR & training departments. We […]

What the hell has an “Axe” to do with Performance Management business?

What the hell has an “Axe” to do with Performance Management business?

Thomas, Karl, Steve, Martha, Matthew, Bill and so many others in the organization complained of work pressure, unachievable targets, peer pressure, time management and loss of work life balance. Despite working hard, their performance was going down and impacting organization’s bottom line. Who is to blame for poor performance of employees and business? Ask line […]