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Motivating and setting objectives to drive performance: Trimester 1, Webinar 5

Audio VisualWritten by John Berry on 28th May 2019.

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• Defining the performance of a worker in a job and establishing the link between motivation and performance.
• Revisiting the role of the job and job design on motivation.
• Understanding the role of the job description in objective setting.
• Introducing some theory of objectives and the natural human desire to strive to achieve goals.
• learning practical goal setting and introducing the reality of performance appraisal.

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Well-being: Productivity and Happiness at Work

OpinionWritten by John Berry on 28th May 2019.2 min read

Well-being

Psychological wellbeing is important. This book puts it simply: poor psychological wellbeing degrades worker performance and business outcomes. The book draws appropriately on academic research findings to make and justify the argument.

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A concise leadership model for managing day-to-day: Trimester 1, Webinar 6

Audio VisualWritten by John Berry on 28th May 2019.

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• Defining leadership and the practical effects of manager intervention on staff motivation.
• Understanding that managers lead and that leadership is a management role.
• Setting out the difference between leadership approaches and leadership styles.
• Introducing some practical leadership interventions for managers.
• Introducing leadership approaches and how to select the right approach.
• Discussing how to do leadership day to day.

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Introduction to growing and developing your people: Trimester 2, Webinar 1

Audio VisualWritten by John Berry on 28th May 2019.

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  • Basic ideas about human competencies and behaviours
  • Introducing competency frameworks
  • Basic ideas about what enables people to learn
  • Re-visiting the link between personal characteristics and performance
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Making the business case for investment in people: Trimester 2, Webinar 2

Audio VisualWritten by Sue Berry on 28th May 2019.

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  • Interdependency of technology and people
  • Strategies supporting investment in technology over people
  • Key drivers in favour of developing people
  • Consequences of not developing staff and alternative strategies
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Lean In

OpinionWritten by Sue Berry on 28th May 2019.2 min read

Lean In

Sheryl Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook. Her book considers why women are rarely found in high-powered leadership roles. Writing from her view point, and drawing on examples of other high-profile women, she addresses women offering suggestions to help empower them to reach their potential.

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