Posts Tagged: performance management

The Evolution of Performance Management in Government

Policymakers wanting to improve their government’s performance are often presented with a rich menu of choices by their advisers. They are told that they could choose from several options: Budgeting Reforms, Performance Budgeting, Outcome Budgeting, Performance Agreement, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), ISO 9000, Lean Sigma and so on. Alas, as we shall see,… Read more »

How to Reward Star Employees When Money Isn’t an Option

Performance-based reward systems can have significant effects on employee motivation. This sounds simple but is actually very difficult to implement. Learn how you can best reward and motivate your agency’s employees.

How Technology is Transforming Performance Management

Many government agencies are still using pencil-and-paper-based performance management systems that simply no longer work. Learn how incorporating technology into your performance management can help.

What’s Fair? Managing Perceptions of Performance Management Programs

Agencies use performance management programs to inform employee decisions related to compensation, transfers, promotions and workforce cuts. But sometimes perceptions of the fairness of these programs can affect employee motivation. Learn how you can navigate in your agency.

Does Your Agency Have a Plan for High Potential Employee Flight Risk?

Does a great employee show signs of wanting to leave? Don’t let your high potentials go that easy. Learn how you can identify flight risks and motivate future leaders to stay.

4 Ways to Develop Your Leadership Bench

To foster the development of the agency’s leaders of tomorrow, agencies need to build action plans to grow leadership bench strength today.

The Annual Performance Review vs. the Competency Assessment

Federal agencies should implement two performance management processes: the traditional process mandated by OPM, which reviews the accomplishments and shortcomings of the past year as well as forward-looking assessment of competency benchmarks, to project readiness in current and future roles.