Human resource management

Determining Performance and Potential

Think about the employee you are evaluating and ask yourself the following questions. Answer yes or no.

Planning to Delegate as a Manager

Most managerial tasks can be delegated but some cannot. When deciding which can be delegated, consider how factors such as time and quality come into play.

Tasks that cannot be delegated fall into three categories:

10 key steps to building the dream Team you though impossible

Using team-building activities to create successful teams has many benefits to both team members and their organizations. Being part of a team can empower individuals because of added knowledge – through learning from each other

Benefits of Managing a Diverse Team

If you were to ask a room full of people to each define the term "diversity," how many different answers do you think you'd get? You'd probably get as many definitions of the term as there are people in the room.

Communicating for Clarity and Direction as a Manager

Would you be surprised to learn that management studies indicate that 50% to 80% of a manager's time is dedicated to communicating in some way? Clearly, the ability to communicate effectively is an integral part of being a manager.

Establishing Goals and Objectives

One of your first tasks when building a team is to establish team goals. Typically, you can do this in one of two ways.

Establishing Guidelines on a Team

When building a new team, an obstacle you, as the team leader, will face is expectations and behaviors not conducive to team work – especially if your team is diverse or competitive.

Using Annual Apprisal Review Process for your benefit

Not every employer and employee has to think of performance reviews with the same dread as an appointment with the dentist.

Supporting Your Direct Reports' Development

One of the most valuable lessons learned from playing a sport – whether throwing a ball or swinging a golf club – is the importance of follow-through.

Ten Tips for Conducting Employee Performance Reviews

You’ve invested your time, your money, and all your energy into building your company. But no company can function for very long without a team of productive employees supporting it.

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