5 Stars -- Get good, sound ideas, fast.

Bob's "Measuring Performance" book is small, concise and offers good, sound ideas and principles for measuring performance. No, it doesn't offer step by step instructions or templates or examples, it's not that kind of book. It's the kind of book I'd give to someone just exploring performance measurement, or just doing their first review of thei...




5 Stars -- Smashing those unchallenged assumptions about appraisal

If you grapple with performance appraisal, then it might be worth thinking through the assumptions that you have built your performance appraisal system upon. And that's how Tom and Mary's book can help. They describe a series of assumptions that most performance appraisal systems are based on, and the...



Are you aiming too high?

December 6, 2005 by Stacey Barr | Leave a Comment

What’s your target achieving track record? Do you reach the majority of your targets within their set timeframes, or do you find yourself throwing up all kinds of rationalizations and reasons as to why the majority of your targets were not met? It might be because your target setting process is a little too much about numbers and not nearly enough about emotion, about how people feel about t...




ARTICLE: Stop Killing The KPI Buy-In

November 1, 2005 by Stacey Barr | Leave a Comment

Buy-in is that state when people are committed to something, when they are convinced of its worth for them and no longer have objections or fears that get in their way of adopting it. It’s when they feel a sense of ownership about it. Most of us want our people to feel this way about KPIs and performance measurement, but we don't realise that we might actually be getting in the way of buy-i...

Filed Under: Performance Culture


The report design working group sat around the table, sifting through the draft strategic performance report to suggest how to make it more useful. Measure by measure they chatted and suggested and critiqued and debated: “this one would look better if it was a bar chart”, “yeah, I like the three-dimensional bar charts”, “we should add another line to this chart because it would be interesting t...


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