Performance management is all about aligning employee performance with what the company needs, typically from a top-down perspective. Performance motivation, on the other hand, follows a bottom-up approach, encouraging employees to develop themselves in line with the organisation’s values. Performance management has been the more popular choice for years now. It typically takes the form
We’re all too aware of the negative connotations often associated with management consultancies. In many cases consultants are brought in when a company is in a desperate situation. Admittedly they don’t always provide the necessary lifeline, perhaps due to a failure to ensure that the solutions they put in place will result in sustainable improvements.
Organisations usually adopt cost reduction only as a short-term solution to an immediate crisis, then fall back into their old spending patterns as soon as the crisis passes. While they may be effective in the short term, such cost reduction techniques, executed in a rush and without a long-term vision, can prove counterproductive and make
A friend of mine was recently regaling me with tales of airport queues and delays all across Europe. His own flight had been delayed, spoiling his dinner plans. The reason given – ‘Delayed due to the late arrival of the incoming aircraft’. I must admit that I had a laugh, though I could sympathise. Jokingly
Many of us see meetings as the bane of our lives as they can dominate our time at work. How many times have you heard people complaining that they’re so busy with meetings that they’re struggling to get their work done? While meetings are necessary to reach agreement on important points, to hold teams to
In my previous article I addressed some of the common mistakes companies make when it comes to using the huge reservoir of information and understanding they have accrued. After writing the article, I was curious to discover how well we walk the walk here at Renoir when it comes to knowledge management (KM) and how
A five-year sponsorship contract with Abu Dhabi Racing for its star driver Amna Al Qubaisi to race in F4, F3, F2 ABU DHABI (UAE) – Renoir Consulting, a world leader in implementation consulting, has signed a five-year sponsorship contract with Abu Dhabi Racing (ADR) for its star driver Amna Al Qubaisi to race in F4,
Today I’d like to touch on something that’s crucial for all businesses but often handled poorly – knowledge management (KM). In a nutshell, KM is about making the right knowledge available to the right people when they need it. It’s about making sure that the organisation can learn and then retrieve and use that knowledge