Performance Management Programme

Performance Management at Employee Experience Conferences programme

Performance Management will explore the latest methods in driving high performance  throughout an employee’s journey at an organisation, and examine how Performance Management ties into the bigger picture of Employee Experience. Through a range of session formats, you will hear from leading industry professionals and specialists presenting innovative and thought-provoking material that will help you to compare alternative methods, modernise your approach, partake in engaging discussion and gain best-practice insight that is ready to be implemented.

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Day 1
12 Dec 2018

Chair’s opening remarks

Join Jonny Gifford (Senior Advisor in Organisational Behaviour at CIPD) who will introduce the key themes of the conference.
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Jonny Gifford

Opening keynote: Shadows do not block out the sun – Achieving a holistic view of performance management to maximise organisational productivity

Scott D. McArthur - Executive Coach, Writer and TEDx Speaker.

Performance management in the new world of work will not just focus on employee performance and process. Performance management, workplace culture and engagement will form the ecosystem that achieves high employee performance.

Session title: Shadows do not block out the sun - Achieving a holistic view of performance management to maximise org...

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Scott D. McArthur

Case study: Mastering the quantity and quality of successful performance conversations

Birthe Mester - Global Head of Performance and Culture at Deutsche Bank.

With annual appraisals a thing of the past, replacing them with more regular, less formal ‘check ins’ throughout the year is proving an efficient way to monitor employee progress and track feedback in real-time.

Session title: Mastering the quantity and quality of successful performance conversations

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Birthe Mester
11:00-11:40

Networking coffee

Panel discussion: How do you manage employee expectations with regards to career pathways and development?

Laurell A Hector - Author and Learning and Development Specialist.

Birthe Mester - Global Head of Performance and Culture at Deutsche Bank.

Annette Andrews - HR Director at Lloyds.

Growth and development opportunities are critical aspects when people look for a job. A modern approach to performance management encourages ...
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Birthe Mester
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Annette Andrews

Case study: The role of technology in changing performance culture – Joining the dots between theory and practice

There is a consensus that regular developmental conversations and real-time feedback is the future of performance engagement. However there is a good deal of fear and uncertainty as to how to make that change. Using insights from helping a hundred organisations move away from traditional annual appraisals, this session will explore:
  • A clear, pract...
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Stuart Hearn
12:50-13:50

Sponsored networking lunch

Case study: Driving team performance to improve employees’ experience of performance management

Individuals will thrive in a supportive, engaging team of people. That’s why more performance management needs to focus on a team’s performance, rather than an individual’s. Learning how to promote a culture that is driven by team performance will help to excel high performance all round.

Session title: Driving team performance to improve employees’ experience of performance management

This session will help you t...
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Catherine Allen

Case study: Delivering effective performance management at every stage of an employee’s journey

Lorenzo Chiozzi - Head of People and Performance, London Early Years Foundation.

Every aspect of an employee’s lifecycle at your organisation should be accompanied by focused performance management to motivate, monitor progress and enhance the employee experience your company offers. From candidate to post-promotion stage, having a holistic approach and an effective feedback strategy in place will encourage retenti...
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Lorenzo Chiozzi
15:10-15:40

Networking afternoon tea

Closing keynote: Moving forward – Developing your engagement and performance management strategies into an employee experience initiative

Laurell A Hector - Author and Learning and Development Specialist.

Combining your engagement and performance management strategies will be a relatively straightforward process once you have achieved a greater understanding of the holistic bigger picture.

Session title: Moving forward - Developing your engagement and performance management strategies into an employee experience initiative

Chair’s closing remarks

Hear Jonny Gifford (Senior Advisor, Organisational Behaviour at CIPD) summarise the learnings of the conference.
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Jonny Gifford