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Measurement of performance and performance appraisals strike fear in the hearts of employees and supervisors alike.
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We've made it to the end of 2020! Operant Innovations will be taking a break, but let's make sure we take this time to refocus, regroup, and move into 2021 with Intention.
ABA Technologies, Inc., is excited to launch Janis Allen’s new book, From Boo-Hiss To Bravo: Behavior-Based Scorecards People Will Use and Like on November 17, 2020. Designing and implementing scorecards can seem very complicated and intimidating, but this book breaks the process down into six, doable steps that make scorecards feel easy and FUN.
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The typical performance appraisal is DDDD: Dreaded, Delayed, Done under Duress. Supervisors’ least favorite and most procrastinated task can be transformed into an ongoing source of feedback and positive reinforcement, spearheaded by the employee.
… FROM JANIS ALLEN Designing and implementing scorecards can feel very complicated and intimidating. The typical performance appraisal is Dreaded , Delayed , and Done under Duress ! Supervisors’ least favorite and most procrastinated task can be … HR managers whose responsibility was to get all the supervisors and managers in our manufacturing plant to complete annual appraisals for each of their (sometimes as many as 24) employees. The supervisors and managers hated to see me coming, … Describes the development and implementation of the performance scorecard, an objective tool for conducting a performance appraisal. Key performance indicators for individuals are defined as the building blocks for the scorecard, which is created …
The phrase “leadership support” has become a cliché in discussing safety. We always hear about the importance of leadership support and “walking the talk.” The reason we hear so much about such support is because it is important. Yet it is too often poorly defined. Leadership support is often seen as just delivering a series of messages about the importance of safety.
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Join Dr. Scott Geller as he explains the difference between stress and distress and how you can learn to use stress to your advantage as we continue to learn to ACTIVELY CARE FOR PEOPLE (including ourselves).
Janis Allen briefly discusses how changing the way we practice employee feedback and expectations can increase productivity and morale.