Are you measuring performance or results? HR is often measuring the wrong one.

It is impossible these days to open a HR magazine, go to a HR conference or read a HR book without being overwhelmed by terms such as ROI on HR, HR analytics, KPI’s, measurement and Human Capital Management. These buzzwords which are trying to make HR ‘harder’ have really gained acceptance in the HR worldContinue reading “Are you measuring performance or results? HR is often measuring the wrong one.”

Does job satisfaction lead to increased productivity?

Job Satisfaction is one of the most researched concepts in Industrial Psychology and in HR in general. And one of the most robust findings about it is that it correlates highly with productivity. To which degree varies quite a lot. A large meta-survey by Judge et al. suggests that the correlation is about 0.3, butContinue reading “Does job satisfaction lead to increased productivity?”

3 reasons why not to measure retrospectively

It is tempting to measure retrospectively – but try to stay away from it. You may have just held a course or completed a successful leadership training program. Or you are finding that your talent management program is being well received. Now you want to show that it added value to the business by measuringContinue reading “3 reasons why not to measure retrospectively”