Can technology improve employee engagement?

Can technology improve employee engagement?

Introduction: Studies around the world have revealed that engagement levels have a direct impact on employee’s performance and consequently on the bottom line. Thus a well established co-relation exists between employee engagement and business results. Engagement : Some Quotes (from articles in professional journals) Work never kills a person; the absence of it (unemployment) has […]

Managing performance of workers

Managing performance of workers

Organizations in the manufacturing and service sectors such as hospitality, infrastructure, security, logistics and retail have a large component of their work force below the supervisor levels. In general, work force below officer/supervisor level is referred to as workers or blue collared workforce. This article discusses issues related to performance management of workers.

Managing Non Performers

Managing Non Performers

Organizations today focus mostly on managing high performers, probably as a risk mitigation measure. After all, high-performers are considered as the drivers of business and their retention is a high priority for the organization. This blog, however, examines how to manage non-performers which may account for 10-20% of employee strength. Who are non-performers ? Are […]

Case Study: Performance Management System for Educational Institutions

Case Study: Performance Management System for Educational Institutions

As the need for talented workforce is growing worldwide, so is the need for faculty & staff with requisite skills in the educational institutions to produce the base for generating such a work force. Businesses are continuously demanding fresh talent which can meet challenges of twenty-first century through innovative and out-of-the box thinking. Business leaders […]

Why employee performance appraisals are ineffective, sometimes?

One of my HR Community friends, Basheer wrote to me: > Dear Mr. Gireesh , > > When most people consider traditional performance appraisals a time consuming and expensive task, I also believe they are ineffective in the present work culture of organizations. > >I would like to hear from you, better ways to conduct […]

Ten tips for downsizing with grace in difficult economic times

Difficult economic times require tough calls, and, downsizing is one of the most difficult decisions that a company can take. Though downsizing is the most hated task; it is a necessary evil when looking to save a company during an economic collapse. With some effort, organizations can minimize the effect of downsizing on their employees. […]

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 […]

Performance Driven Culture – Key to Organizational Success

Definition of a Performance-Driven Culture According to a Gartner lexicon, performance-driven culture is a management style that looks at creating a balance between focusing on financial measures, and use of leading performance indicators and weak signals, to drive better business outcomes. Efficient leaders will seek to create a performance-driven culture, in which your business strategies will […]

Empxtrack Inc. On-Demand Human Capital and Talent Management Software

EmpXtrack is a unique web-based Global HR product that covers all aspects of an employees life cycle in an organization – right from Recruitment, On-boarding, Payroll, Self Services, Performance Management and Training. EmpXtrack provides strategic inputs to the organization through a comprehensive database (HRIS) and also provides Manpower Planning, Succession Planning, Competency Gap Analysis, Compensation […]