"This book is very readable and insightful. It's ideal for people new to the topic and those more experienced in performance management. The real-life examples and practical exercises will inspire and encourage line managers and HR practitioners to deliver effective performance management at work."--Caroline Beard, Head of Employer Solutions "CIPD "
"Linda Ashdown's book comprises a very useful addition to the performance management literature. It places performance management in context, and both the current examples and historical backdrop aid understanding. The book is clearly written, unpacks some complex concepts and issues, and will be accessible to a diverse readership. The in-chapter exercises, including case studies and diagnostic questionnaires, should help to bring out practical applications of the subject area via discussion and independent study."--Dr Ray French, Professor in Organizational Behavior "Portsmouth Business School "
"This book equips HR professionals with an 'up-to-date' guide that is filled with extensive practical application and experience, with a refreshing viewpoint into this specialism."--Marie Proctor, HR Advisor "Carillion "
"A comprehensive insight into the subject of performance management. This book provides both practical guidance and a useful 'toolkit' of real-life examples enabling the reader to understand how performance management can support organizations in ever-changing and competitive markets. A highly recommended resource for HR professionals and line managers."--Diane Fishlock, Human Resources Manager "TAG Aviation (UK) Limited "
Performance Management is part of the brand new HR Fundamentals series, offering practical advice to HR professionals starting out in their career, completing CPD training or studying for their professional qualifications with the CIPD.