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Tag - Employee performance

Performance Management in South Africa

Performance Management and its importance for the South African public Sector. Let me start by asking why is performance management important in South Africa? As I am writing this blog I have 2 notifications on my EskomSePush app (An app which notifies you when electricity will be cut in your area).  It is letting me know that there is going to be load-shedding in my area from 20:00hrs to 00:30hrs. So, I basically have 3 hours 29 mins left before the [...]

Consistency in performance management

Why do our managers and employees hate it so much? Performance Management is that topic that makes managers and employees go “aargh that again…” But the truth is, there are only a few organisations, if any, that can say “we have nailed our performance management process and all our staff members look forward to it.”   Why do we hate it so much? The reasons are endless. But the biggest issue is the corporate culture, established in the mid 1950s, has made the annual performance [...]

Making work Fridays better for Employees

Fridays are always the most tedious day of the week for most employees. The weekend air starts to seep in but you still have to spend the whole day at work. Some of us are in hurry to go and spend time with our kids, some of us are just in a hurry to go home and sleep. Whatever your plans are, your corporate culture should be supportive of your lifestyle. Here are 3 simple tips your corporate culture could [...]

Rewards Management and Why your organisation needs it

The landscape of competition is constantly changing and so are the organisations that compete in this landscape. The rise of ultra-competition means that organisations have to achieve more by motivating employees to produce better results. The Japanese call this constant improvement Kaizen. But the question now comes: How can organisations drive employee adoption of Kaizen? Rewards. That’s how! Incentivising performance From a young age, people have always been incentivised to achieve more. Whether it was accolades and certificates in schools, or [...]