2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals

2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals Author Paul FALCONE
ISBN-10 9780814417768
Year 2011-12-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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As a manager, you aren’t truly successful unless your employees are as well. Helping them establish compelling, actionable performance goals is the first and most important step, and 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals is there to lend a hand. A natural follow-up to the bestselling 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, this quick-reference guide provides readers with ready-to-use performance goals organized by the characteristics and core competencies used most often in the appraisal process. From attendance and attitude to teamwork and time management, managers will find the language they need to inspire exceptional results. The book also includes wording tailored to many of the most common positions in sales and marketing, accounting and finance, HR, IT, legal, manufacturing, operations, and more. Comprehensive and organized for ease of use, this book enables managers to lay the groundwork necessary for phenomenal achievement on the part of their people.

The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit

The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit Author Paul Falcone
ISBN-10 9780814432648
Year 2013-05-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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A well-crafted performance plan has the power to dramatically impact a company’s bottom line by increasing efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. This uniquely practical book provides a customizable appraisal template covering the essential areas of performance and conduct and reveals how you can adapt it to fit varying business strategies. Taking into account factors such as workforce composition, company growth stage, and organizational goals and challenges, The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit shows you how to: • Profile ideal employee performance and behavior • Design competencies that power performance, both at the individual and enterprise level • Drive future change by setting your organization’s strategic direction • Retool the appraisal as needed to ratchet up expectations over time. Complete with model performance templates that make redesigning your current program simpler, this one-of-a-kind guide will help you create a dynamic appraisal system that’s flexible and adaptable enough to accommodate market changes, revised priorities, and increasing productivity targets.

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews Author Paul FALCONE
ISBN-10 0814428703
Year 2005-06-10
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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No managerial or administrative task is as universally dreaded as the performance review. Supervisors may know the points they need to get across, but putting them on paper is another matter. This book puts the right words at their fingertips, with ready-to-use phrases and words, action items, and descriptions that managers, supervisors, and HR professionals can use to evaluate performance, prepare development plans, and address performance problems. 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Appraisals covers the 25 most commonly rated factors, including productivity, time management, decision making, and teamwork, as well as specific roles such as customer service, finance, sales, and more. The book provides hundreds of phrases to use in performance improvement plans, plus an appendix of helpful individual words.

101 Sample Write Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

101 Sample Write Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems Author Paul FALCONE
ISBN-10 9780814438589
Year 2017-07-06
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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Managers may dread dealing with performance problems, but this sanity-saving guide by HR expert Paul Falcone is here to help. Revised to reflect the latest developments in employment law, the third edition of 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems explains the disciplinary process and provides ready-to-use documents that eliminate the stress and second-guessing about what to do and say. These expertly crafted, easily customizable write-ups address: Absenteeism Insubordination Sexual harassment Drug or alcohol abuse Substandard work Email and phone misuse Teamwork issues Managerial misconduct Confidentiality breaches Social media abuse And more With a focus on getting employees back on track, each sample document includes an incident description, a performance improvement plan, outcomes and consequences, and a section for employee rebuttal. Whether you’re addressing an initial infraction or handling termination-worthy transgressions, this trusted resource ensures every encounter remains clear, fair, and—most importantly—legal.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire Develop and Keep Great Employees

75 Ways for Managers to Hire  Develop  and Keep Great Employees Author Paul Falcone
ISBN-10 9780814436707
Year 2016-06-14
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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People power your business—and success can hinge on your hiring, inspiring, and keeping the right ones. As a manager, are you cultivating this vital resource? Is there more you could be doing? Are you just winging it? Every HR executive has a laundry list of things they wish managers knew: best practices that would enable the entire organization to operate more effectively...transforming those managers into exceptional—and highly promotable—leaders. Now in this accessible and practical playbook, HR expert and author Paul Falcone shows readers how to: Identify the best and the brightest talent Hire for organizational compatibility Communicate constructively Address uncomfortable workplace situations Create an environment that motivates Retain restless top performers Reengage your team after a layoff or during times of adversity Skillfully conduct performance reviews Take corrective action Sidestep litigation landmines Delegate in a way that develops your staff And much, much more From recruiting to retaining, 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees has all the advice you need to overcome your toughest people challenges.

96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire Author Paul FALCONE
ISBN-10 0814413528
Year 2008-11-12
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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More than 100,000 copies sold! Every harried interviewer knows the result of throwing out vague questions to potential employees: vague answers and potentially disastrous hiring decisions. Presented in a handy question-and-answer format, 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire provides readers with the tools they need to elicit honest and complete information from job candidates, plus helpful hints on interpreting the responses. The book gives interviewers everything they need to: identify high-performance job candidates • probe beyond superficial answers • spot “red flags” indicating evasions or untruths • get references to provide real information • negotiate job offers to attract winners. Included in this revised and updated edition are new material on background checks, specific challenges posed by the up-and-coming millennial generation, and ideas for reinventing the employment application to gather more in-depth information than ever before. Packed with insightful questions, this book serves as a ready reference for both managers and human resources professionals alike.

101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees

101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees Author Paul FALCONE
ISBN-10 0814413498
Year 2009-04-08
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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Inappropriate attire, lateness, sexually offensive behavior, not to mention productivity and communication issues ... these are just a few of the uncomfortable topics bosses must sometimes discuss with their employees. 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees offers realistic sample dialogues managers can use to facilitate clear, direct interactions with their employees, helping them sidestep potential awkwardness and meet issues head-on. This practical, solution-oriented book walks readers through some of the most common—as well as the most serious—employee problems they are likely to encounter. Covering everything from substandard performance reviews to personal hygiene to termination meetings, this handy guide helps managers treat their people with dignity, focusing not just on what to say but also on how to say it. This helpful book provides proven techniques managers can use to protect themselves and their organizations...and get the very best from their people.

Change Your Questions Change Your Life

Change Your Questions  Change Your Life Author Marilee G. Adams Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781626566354
Year 2016-01-11
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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NEW EDITION, EXPANDED AND UPDATED Great Results Begin with Great Questions In this new expanded edition of her classic international bestseller, Marilee Adams shows how the kinds of questions we ask shape our thinking and can be the root cause of many personal and organizational problems. She uses a highly instructive and entertaining story to show how to quickly recognize any undermining questions that pop into your mind—or out of your mouth—and reframe them to achieve amazingly positive and practical results. The third edition includes a new introduction and epilogue and two powerful new tools that show how Question Thinking can dramatically improve coaching and leadership. Based on Adams's decades of research and experience, this book can make a life-transforming difference—as it already has for many thousands of people around the world.

Language Learning with Technology

Language Learning with Technology Author Graham Stanley
ISBN-10 9781107628809
Year 2013-04-04
Pages 250
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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" ... Contains over 130 practical classroom activities suitable for beginners to more advanced learners, incorporating a wide range of up-to-date tools, such as mobile technologies and social networking"--Cover, page [4].

Perfect Phrases for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

Perfect Phrases for Documenting Employee Performance Problems Author Anne Bruce
ISBN-10 9780071762717
Year 2005-06-08
Pages 175
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Whether it's interviewing for a job, evaluating employee performance, setting goals for the future, or keeping customers happy, the Perfect Phrases series has the tools for precise, effective business communication. Distilling complex ideas into specific phrases that diplomatically and honestly depict the concepts at hand, this invaluable series provides: Ways to enhance customer service in any business Dialogues and scripts to practice interactions with customers or employees--tailorable to any industry or company culture The best answers to a wide range of interview questions Tips for documenting performance issues and conducting face-to-face reviews This quick-reference tool is perfect for managers who need to find effective ways to document performance problems and then be able to offer practical, helpful feedback to those individuals.

Performance Management

Performance Management Author
ISBN-10 9781422131749
Year 2006-04-24
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Harvard Business Press
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Today’s competitive workplace demands that managers evaluate employee performance, and provide coaching. Performance Management will help managers prepare for a formal performance meeting with a direct report, and create a development plan to increase employee productivity. The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.

Ready to Use Performance Appraisals

Ready to Use Performance Appraisals Author William S. Swan, PhD
ISBN-10 9781118428658
Year 2012-06-29
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Performance appraisals are one of the least enjoyable duties managers face. They’re time-consuming, tedious, and require the perfect balance between criticism and praise. This collection of handy, ready-to-use performance appraisals will save you time and effort, while increasing the clarity and value of your appraisals. These customizable sample evaluations can address almost any situation.

The Power of Positive Leadership

The Power of Positive Leadership Author Jon Gordon
ISBN-10 9781119351702
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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We are not positive because life is easy. We are positive because life can be hard. As a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you and your vision seems more like a fantasy than a reality. That’s why positive leadership is essential! Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. It is the real stuff that makes great leaders great. The research is clear. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead. It's the way to lead if you want to build a great culture, unite your organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team and achieve excellence and superior results. Since writing the mega best seller The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon has worked and consulted with leaders who have transformed their companies, organizations and schools, won national championships and are currently changing the world. He has also interviewed some of the greatest leaders of our time and researched many positive leaders throughout history and discovered their paths to success. In this pioneering book Jon Gordon shares what he has learned and provides a comprehensive framework on positive leadership filled with proven principles, compelling stories, practical ideas and practices that will help anyone become a positive leader. There is a power associated with positive leadership and you can start benefiting yourself and your team with it today.

Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies

Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies Author Ken Lloyd
ISBN-10 0470555440
Year 2009-08-11
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The tools you need to enrich the performance-appraisal experience as you streamline the process Whether you're a manger looking to implement employee appraisals for the first time, concerned with improving the quality and effectiveness of the appraisal process, or simply trying to save time and mental anguish Performance Appraisals & Phrases For Dummies provides the tools you need to save time and energy while presenting fair and accurate evaluations that foster employee growth. This convenient, portable package includes a full-length appraisal phrasebook featuring over 3,200 spot-on phrases and plenty of quick-hitting expert tips on making the most out of the process. You'll also receive online access to writable, customizable sample evaluation forms other timesaving resources. Includes more than 3,200 phrases for clear, and helpful evaluations Helps make evaluations faster, more effective, and far less stressful Offers far more advice and coaching than other performance appraisal books Serves as an ideal guide for managers new to the appraisal process With expert advice from Ken Lloyd, a nationally recognized consultant and author, Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies makes the entire process easier, faster, and more productive for you and your employees.

Effective Group Coaching

Effective Group Coaching Author Jennifer J. Britton
ISBN-10 0470678216
Year 2010-06-29
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Group coaching is rapidly becoming the preferred coaching option for businesses and individuals. Effective Group Coaching is a practical, resource rich, hands-on guide for the group coaching facilitator in one of the fastest growing new disciplines. Organizations, community groups and individuals are discovering that group coaching is an exciting and sustainable model and process for learning and growth. Written for internal and external coaches, HR professionals, trainers and facilitators wanting to expand their work into this area, this book provides tested methodologies and tools and tips. Both new and seasoned coaches will find the book a practical roadmap and go-to guide when designing, implementing and marketing their own group coaching programs. Case studies highlight how group coaching programs are being delivered globally through corporate and public prgrams, virtually and in person. Also, the author's dedicated web site offers resources and articles available for downloading.