How effective are your Reward and Recognition methods?

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The implementation of Reward and Recognition (R&R) programmes is pivotal to performance improvement, the building of motivational cultures and top talent retention; it goes without saying – when people feel valued for their contributions, they’re motivated to do even better.       According to a 2013 study by Snelgar, Renard, and Venter, remuneration accounts for over half the operating …

How to tackle inefficient leadership

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by Gwen Carter-Powell | 12/08/2014 – 12:43 Leadership isn’t easy and sometimes it goes awry. But you can always get it back on track – by talking. The way a leader leads can make or break a business. A recent Investors in People survey found that more than 1 in 10 employees struggle to find anything to admire in their …

Six things you need to know about measuring people management

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  When it comes to understanding how embedded your people management practices are, issues of measurement often crop up. But all too often people get distracted by the tools they can use and the data they can gather, rather than focusing on what’s important. The people themselves. So here’s six things you can do to make your measuring effective.   Start …

Investors in People: More than a logo

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Working with Investors in People is different; the Standard is the only one of its kind in South Africa and across the globe, and IiP accreditation is internationally recognised, but these are not the primary benefits of working with us.   Investors in People is an experience. Organisations working with the Investors in People framework are afforded the opportunity to …

Catch people doing ‘right’:

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Affording people the opportunity to be great is founded on the principle of trust Marcel Kobilski, Divisional Director of Human Resources at City Lodge Hotel Group, finds himself where he is today as a result of a few key events: a diploma course at a hotel school in Johannesburg paved the way for a career in the hospitality industry, and …

Fasset achieves Investors in People Bronze

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For an organisation dedicated not only to the development of its own people, but the development of the skills of people in the general economy, Fasset’s achievement of Investors in People Bronze comes as no surprise. Fasset (the Finance & Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority) credits its success as a high-performing organisation to the fact that people development …

For those who haven’t yet heard

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Investors in People has received considerable attention and great reviews since it was first introduced in South Africa; organisations are increasingly cottoning on to the value of the Standard and the benefits in achieving it. For those who are still unfamiliar with Investors in People, the Standard and the Framework within which it functions, click on the image above (or …