Everyday first-line managers and supervisors struggle with deficiencies and inequities in their organization, their leadership, and their people. Performance-Based Management recognizes that deficiencies exist and focuses on those things that first-line managers and supervisors can do to be more effective. It helps managers t only understand what people require to be effective in the workplace, it provides them with tools to assess organizational factors, identify barriers to performance, and convene and direct the appropriate resources to improve workplace performance. Written by Judith Hale author of the best-selling Performance Consultant's Fieldbook Performance-Based Management comprehensively addresses the role of * Performance and Management * Information, Communication, and Performance Support Systems * Measures and Feedback * Rewards and Consequences * Performance Support Tools and Resources * Internal and External Consultants * Power and Politics * Message and Image Management
Judith Hale, Ph.D., is president of the consulting firm, Hale Associates. Their services include consultation on alignment, assessment, certification, evaluation, and integration of performance improvement systems, performance management and strategic planning. She is also the author of The Performance Consultant's Fieldbook, Performance-Based Certification, and Performance-Based Evaluation all from Pfeiffer.