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Motivating and setting objectives to drive performance


Written by John Berry on 28th May 2019. Revised 26th October 2020.

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We have a rolling Level 7 Manager Development Programme. Join at any time in the year. For the next webinar/workshop go to our events page. Watch this video and you’ll understand the link between objectives and performance, and hence about how it is that a manager can set objectives and then appraise subsequent performance to achieve the required business outcomes.

  • 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.