Month: March 2018

What Makes Teams Successful in Organisations
When people work together as a team in every endeavor of life they tend to achieve more than individuals. Most organisations have a budget item on team building every year for various teams in the organisation, including executive teams. What is surprising though is that most of the team building interventions fail. They fail because […]
Should individual employee salaries be confidential?
We recently published a research on salary transparency in Zimbabwe. 337 participants responded to this survey. Participants currently occupy various managerial and non-managerial jobs. Participants were drawn from over 18 economic sectors. Recent studies have shown that employees’ negative perception to the pay structure of their respective companies may prove to be harmful to their […]
Salary Transparency Report 2018
Introduction This report is part of a series of research we do on a regular basis to assist business leaders and employees make better decisions that uplift the performance of their organisations. The aim of this particular research was to measure how transparent remuneration is in the market. Our research study is aimed at giving […]
Designing a Recruitment and Selection Policy that drives business performance
Every business should have a recruitment and selection policy. The purpose of a recruitment and section policy is to ensure that the business get the right people for each role in the organisation.  The right people means employees who can on day one, start adding value according to the requirements of each job.  However there […]
The right way to set performance goals KPIs and targets for employees
[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]Setting the right performance goals  for the organisation, department and individual employees is the starting point to proper performance assessments.[/inlinetweet] Never assign a performance rating to any employee without first agreeing on what needs to be achieved in terms of goals, key performance indicators and targets. Before you start setting your performance […]