Maximize employee performance with this updated edition of the classic bestseller In Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement, renowned thought leader and internationally recognized workplace expert Aubrey Daniels takes a look at today’s rapidly changing work environment, providing a timely update to his seminal book on performance management. As one of the foremost speakers and writers in the human performance field, for nearly 40 years Daniels has worked with organizations to apply scientifically-based behavioral tools and principles to effectively address workplace issues—particularly as they relate to management, leadership, culture, innovation, safety, engagement, and collaboration. Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement, presents Daniels’ proven strategies that have been successfully adopted by hundreds of organizations worldwide—ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies—and delivers step-by-step instruction and positive practices to help you implement and sustain positive change. With a behavioral foundation and new chapters on employee engagement and the impact of the exponential increase in technology, this latest edition features all new examples, updated approaches to effective recognition and rewards systems, tips for stimulating and fostering innovation and creativity, and productive ways to embrace and empower the multi-generational workforce, including Millennials and future generations. This timely update tackles the changes in the contemporary work environment, while providing step-by-step instructions and proven practices that have been adopted by Daniels’ global clients, from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Learn how to: • Create effective recognition and rewards systems that are positively reinforcing to employees • Stimulate innovation and creativity in exciting new ways • Understand fluency as an efficient way to reduce training costs and increase training effectiveness for all employees • Engage employees in ways that lead to improved performance and a stronger culture • Motivate and empower the multi-generational workforce • Understand and shape how technology is affecting employee behavior—for better and worse
Digital transformation is a business concern; it is no longer just IT that must get things done. The disruptive force of start-ups focusing on IT-based services that can be consumed through mobile devices cannot be underestimated -- These start-ups eat away at the high-margin services provided by incumbents, leaving lower margin products and services that are rapidly being commoditized. This is happening in all industry sectors and it is the ones who are best able to adjust, innovate, and improve their service offerings that will survive. The question is: What do you need to do to ensure that your organization is one of the survivors? The core of the solution to the problem is to radically improve the way the IT organization works together with the business. To be clear, the digital transformation of your business depends on that relatively small group of people in the basement, or other out-of-the-way location, who make sure that your IT services work. So, building a cooperative model is vital for the success of the business. Which model has proven its worth in many industries? It is the application of Lean principles that gives organizations an advantage in delivering their products and services to their customers. Transforming your organization to high performance is, above all, a people-based movement with the acquisition and, most importantly, application of knowledge and skills necessary for the high performance way of working at its core. In teams, from boardroom to work floor, building a new way of thinking and acting is essential. This book aims to give insight into the reasons why you and your organization must consciously act to apply Lean principles to your IT organization. It explains the phases organizations go through as they start out with their initial attempts to gain advantages from Lean tools to the phase in which they reap the strategic benefits of Lean applied to IT. The real work of the transformation is described from two different perspectives: Leadership and Team. This book describes a complete set of principles, practices and tools In order to make the right decisions along the winding route of your transformation. The people who will guide, support and drive your transformation are the leaders and tem members who understand and apply those principles, practice and tools: your Lean IT Experts.
The classic bestseller on performance management is updated to reflect changes in today's working environment. When an employer needs to know how to gain maximum performance from employees, renowned behavioral psychologist--Aubrey Daniels is the man to consult. What has made Daniels the man with the answers? His ability to apply scientifically based behavioral stimuli to the workplace while making it fun at the same time. Now Daniels updates his ground-breaking book with the latest and best motivational methods, perfected at such companies as Xerox, 3M, and Kodak. All-new material shows how to: create effective recognition and rewards systems in line with today's employees want; Stimulate innovations and creativity in new and exciting ways; overcome problems associated with poorly educated workers; motivate young employees from the minute they join the workforce.
Release on 2014-02-10 | by MARY MOFOLUWAKE OLAGUNJU, PhD
Author: MARY MOFOLUWAKE OLAGUNJU, PhD
Category: Business & Economics
Employee training has been identified as an important factor in the survival of banking business, particularly in a globally competitive economy with uncertainty as in Nigeria. The Nigerian banking industry faces a number of challenges in relation to employee development. This study investigated the effects of training and manpower development on employee performance in Nigerian banking industry. The survey research design was used. The population of the study comprised 30,006 employees in the Nigerian banking industry from which a sample of 379 respondents was selected using purposive sampling technique. The population was broken into various strata in line with the hierarchy of office seniority. The study concluded that there is need for the Nigerian banking industry to adopt manpower training as an innovative tool for improving employee performance in today’s dynamic banking environment.