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Performance Management: A Practical Introduction (HR Fundamentals)

Performance Management: A Practical Introduction (HR Fundamentals, 16) Paperback – 3 July 2018

Kindle Edition Author: by Linda Ashdown Seller name : Amazon
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Any organisation with employees needs effective performance management to thrive. This is just the guide you need to achieve excellence in performance management


What does this book cover?


The key deliverable of effective performance management is good employees – your goal as a performance manager is to keep them motivated, highly skilled and operating at peak efficiency. This book helps you achieve all that by explaining how to practically implement a high-performance culture in nearly any kind of organisational setting.


This updated 2nd edition of Performance Management: A Practical introduction helps you improve the overall effectiveness of your organisation though:


  • A step by step guide to setting effective, achievable and motivating objectives
  • Evaluating employee performance in a useful and development-friendly manner
  • Giving detailed, actionable feedback to employees regarding their performance.
  • This edition also boasts extensive interviews with some pf the world’s top performance managers, in-depth case studies and learning-enhancing activities throughout.


About the Author


Linda Ashdown is an HRM specialist with Director-level experience as well as years of teaching experience. In addition to running Ashdown-Jones HR Ltd, she is a member of the Assessment, Membership and Qualifications Department at the CIPD.



This book is a must-have both for experienced performance managers and students in any branch of HR. It will not only cement your understanding of the basics, but also help to improve your practice.