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Performance Management: A New Approach for Driving Business Results / Edition 1

Performance Management: A New Approach for Driving Business Results / Edition 1

by Elaine D. Pulakos
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ISBN-13: 9781405177610
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/21/2009
Series: Talent Management Essentials Series , #4
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 608,235
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Elaine D.Pulakos, Ph.D.Chief Operating Officer of Personnel Decisions Research Institutes, is a Past President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, a Fellow of APA and SIOP, and a recognized contributor to the field of industrial and organizational psychology in the areas of staffing and performance management, having published numerous articles, chapters, and books on these topics.

Series Editor
Steven G. Rogelberg, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of Organizational Science, at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. His research has been profiled on Public Television, Radio (e.g., NPR, CBS), Newspapers (e.g., Chicago Tribune; LA Times, Wall Street Journal) and Magazines (e.g., National Geographic).

Table of Contents

Series Preface.


Part I. A Primer on Performance Management.

01. The Truth About Performance Management.

02. How Did We Arrive at Today’s Best Practices?.

Part II. How to Design and Implement a Successful Performance Management Process.

03. Getting Started.

04. A Model Performance Management Process.

05. Performance Management System Implementation.

Part III: How to Develop Solid Performance Measures.

06. Legal Requirements.

07. Developing Objectives and Measuring Results.

08. Developing Behavioral Performance Standards.

09. Conclusion.

Reference Notes.

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“Dr Pulakos is one of the foremost experts on the practicalapplication of performance management approaches. She presents adown-to-earth, pragmatic approach to gaining the best value fromperformance management. This book is for everyone involved inperformance management - executives, managers, and human resourcesprofessionals.” — Dr Nancy Rotchford, Director,Associate Assessment Worldwide, Ingram Micro, Inc.

"Elaine Pulakos provides an extremely insightful and usefulbook, the best ever written, to guide organizations in the designor redesign of their performance management systems. It emphasizesboth strategic and tactical issues, with innumerable tips, bestpractices, and examples as guides to action." — Herbert G.Heneman III, Dickson-Bascom Professor Emeritus in Business,University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Practical, user friendly, and highly engaging, this bookreflects the author's considerable experience in designing, and,just as importantly, implementing performance management systemsthat yield tangible results." — Wayne F. Cascio, US BankTerm Professor of Management, The Business School, University ofColorado Denver

“Pulakos provides the best information we have concerningresearch on performance management systems, and combines it with alist of 'best practices' to guide every step along the way.”— Angelo S. DeNisi, Dean, A.B.Freeman School ofBusiness, Tulane University

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