|Managing for Performance||
Managing for Performance
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Getting your team to perform to the highest possible level is at the core of how well every manager does and is also one of the toughest tasks they have to face.
Managers all over the world are struggling to set clear goals and direction for their teams because of a rise in factors including team diversity, different motivations and expectations of team members and an increase in short term project teams.
Managing for Performance offers the solution to these problems by explaining the key to successful performance management is the ability to develop a flexible approach and have a range of different tools and techniques to apply in different situations. It provides information on these tools and techniques, and offers self-coaching to develop the self-understanding that is critical to anybody tasked with managing people.
This definitive guide will provide managers with all the support and advice they need to be able to appraise and enhance both their own and their teams performance, and successfully tackle the issues affecting performance to achieve optimum results.
Chapter 1 - Yourself
Chapter 2 - Your people
Chapter 3 - Your team
Chapter 4 - The processes
Chapter 5 - The organisation
You're only as good as your team. So how do you make sure your team is as good as it could be?
Improving team performance is what you are there for as a manager. The better you are, the better your team will be.
Successful performance management is all about having the right tools and knowing when and how to apply them. Managing for Performance provides you with exactly this: proven practical techniques and innovative guidance.
Designed to be a constant reference throughout your career, this ultimate guide to high performance gives you all the direction and support you need to create an environment where people want to give their best.
"An excellent practical handbook that speaks directly to managers and encourages them to assess their own performance and style. The format is ideal - easy to digest and divided into accessible sections."
Sheila Browne, Senior Learning and Development Consultant, BBC Training & Development
"Managing for Performance provides a thoughtful hands-on guide to getting the best from yourself and your team."
Kai Peters, Chief Executive, Ashridge Business School
Pam Jones BA Hons MBA
Pam Jones is Programme Director of The Performance Through People and Leading Complex Teams programmes at Ashridge Business School. Working with managers from all walks of life, Pam focuses on helping them discover ways to work more effectively with others and achieve better results. Through her research, teaching and writing, Pam aims to bring together the experience and practice of performance and people management, helping managers and leaders develop their skills to meet the challenges of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Her previous publications include Delivering Exceptional Performance (Times Pitman 1996) and The Performance Management Pocket book (Management Pocket Books 1999).