Better performance? The relationship between manager & employee is key.

In these days it is crucial to measure the performance of your employees. Many organisations invest a big deal in these performance management systems. Despite the investment, there seems to be a great variation in success in employee performance. Gallup investigated the effectiveness of performance management systems. And saw a strong relation between how the manager scored on these elements and the performance of employees. They asked employees to rate their manager on how much their manager:

  • helped employees feel empowered
  • recognized or praised employees’ achievements
  • cared about their employees
  • had regular discussions with employees

Organisations who had high Managers scores, also had a high performance score.

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