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Strategic Services in Employee Performance Management

A lot of organisations have tried to implement Employee Performance Managment by buying new software and have failed. One of the most frequent causes is a lack of alignment between organisation strategy and individual performance goals. This applies from the top to the bottom of the organisation. We have found that four seperate initiatives are required to get alignment right and all of them revolve around the communication of strategy objectives.

In order to properly align with, the solutions are :
1. Strategy Mapping
2. Manager Objectives Training
3. VQTQ and SMART Objectives Quality
4. Executive Objective Writing

We think this combination of services is a world first.

Strategy Mapping
Strategy mapping takes the strategic plan, critical organisation objectives and boardroom feedback as input into a detailed organisation performance plan. Executive dependencies and exceptions are all mapped and documented. Measures of success and failure are then assigned for each executive for each part of the strategy. This removes goal ambiguity at the top level and aligns the executive team to the organisation strategy.

VQTQ and SMART Objectives Quality
The well trod path of using SMART as an objective creation framework no longer works because this is seen as a HR inititiative and because people simply don't speak that way to each other. When was the last time you or anyone you know used SMART language around the water cooller ? It's just not the way people communicate.

PeopleStreme Human Capital developed the VQTQ methodology for creating objectives. This methodology is now embedded in our Performance Management software as a quality analytics tool. It measures how many and what sort of broken objectives exist throughout the entire organisation. This gives the HR department some much needed business input into organisation goal setting and achievement.

Manager Objectives Training
Line managers usually struggle to find the right language to express their businesss needs to their team members. During the three years we have been providing this training service, we have created a dictionary of acceptable performance related terms for managers to use. This makes it much easier for managers to set meaningful, measurable, high quality objectives. When coupled with the VQTQ methodology, outstanding training outcomes are achieved. Line managers don't seem to be able to receive this training anywhere else because management schools and HR instructors often lack the business context to deal with day to day line management issues.

Executive Objective Writing Workshops
Executives generally hate being told what to do by people who they feel don't understand their business. One to one executive workshops help executives develop their own performance objectives for their own part of the business. These workshops are tailored for each executive. The end result is well designed objectives which executives can express and delegate to their management teams.

A lot of organisations have tried to implement Employee Performance Managment by buying new software and have failed. One of the most frequent causes is a lack of alignment between organisation strategy and individual performance goals. This applies from the top to the bottom of the organisation. We have found that four seperate initiatives are required to get alignment right and all of them revolve around the communication of strategy objectives.

In order to properly align with, the solutions are :
1. Strategy Mapping
2. Manager Objectives Training
3. VQTQ and SMART Objectives Quality
4. Executive Objective Writing

We think this combination of services is a world first.

Strategy Mapping
Strategy mapping takes the strategic plan, critical organisation objectives and boardroom feedback as input into a detailed organisation performance plan. Executive dependencies and exceptions are all mapped and documented. Measures of success and failure are then assigned for each executive for each part of the strategy. This removes goal ambiguity at the top level and aligns the executive team to the organisation strategy.

VQTQ and SMART Objectives Quality
The well trod path of using SMART as an objective creation framework no longer works because this is seen as a HR inititiative and because people simply don't speak that way to each other. When was the last time you or anyone you know used SMART language around the water cooller ? It's just not the way people communicate.

PeopleStreme Human Capital developed the VQTQ methodology for creating objectives. This methodology is now embedded in our Performance Management software as a quality analytics tool. It measures how many and what sort of broken objectives exist throughout the entire organisation. This gives the HR department some much needed business input into organisation goal setting and achievement.

Manager Objectives Training
Line managers usually struggle to find the right language to express their businesss needs to their team members. During the three years we have been providing this training service, we have created a dictionary of acceptable performance related terms for managers to use. This makes it much easier for managers to set meaningful, measurable, high quality objectives. When coupled with the VQTQ methodology, outstanding training outcomes are achieved. Line managers don't seem to be able to receive this training anywhere else because management schools and HR instructors often lack the business context to deal with day to day line management issues.

Executive Objective Writing Workshops
Executives generally hate being told what to do by people who they feel don't understand their business. One to one executive workshops help executives develop their own performance objectives for their own part of the business. These workshops are tailored for each executive. The end result is well designed objectives which executives can express and delegate to their management teams.

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