What a Performance! How Do We Best Manage Employee Performance: Rank and Yank or Praise and Thank?


What a Performance! How Do We Best Manage Employee Performance: Rank and Yank or Praise and Thank?
Event on 2016-03-16 17:00:00
CIPD West of Scotland: Event for Students This event, for students who are undertaking CIPD accredited programmes and qualifications, focuses on the topic of Performance Management covering the latest trends and research in this area with a debate on the future of performance management in a changing work context.   Catering and refreshments will be provided at this event. Registration will be from 5.00pm, and the event itself will start at 5.30pm   The Speakers Professor Paul Iles Paul Iles is a Professor of Leadership and HRM at Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University, and was previously at the University of Salford, Leeds Metropolitan University, the University of Teesside, Liverpool John Moores University and the Open University. He has a PhD from the University of Salford. Professor Iles is a chartered psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. He has particular interests in leadership development, international HRM and talent management, and has published a number of articles on these issues in leading journals.   Professor Phil Taylor Professor Phil Taylor has been Professor of Work and Employment in the Department of Human Resource Management at Strathclyde Business School for a decade. Previously he was Professor at the University of Stirling. He has researched and written extensively on a broad range of subjects and themes. Most notably over the past two decades he has researched diverse aspects of the call centre, particularly work organisation, labour process, HRM policies and practices, employment relations and trade unionism. Such a focus has been followed by path-breaking studies and theorising on the globalisation of business services. He has delivered hundreds of keynote contributions to government and industry bodies, to employers, trade unions and NGOs both in the UK and internationally. He is an acknowledge thought leader on the subject of offshoring, relocation and global sourcing. Other areas of academic research include lean working, privatisation, industrial conflict, global value chains, occupational health and safety and of course performance management. His work on performance management over the last 7 years has generated a number of publications, including a hugely influential report that was commissioned by the Scottish Trades Union Congress, which has led to widespread practitioner engagement. Phil is currently editor of the leading journal New Technology, Work and Employment, having previously been co-editor of Work, Employment and Society. He is also International Director of Strathclyde Business School and Global Scot. Dr John McGurk John McGurk is Head of CIPD Scotland and Northern Ireland. After a career spanning train driving, academic research and strategically advising trade unions, he joined CIPD in 2007. Starting as Skills and Learning Advisor, he progressed to lead CIPD’s research on learning and talent development and was appointed Head of CIPD Scotland in October 2013.  John sits on the board of the Construction Innovation Centre Scotland and believes passionately in learning, skills and innovation as the key to a competitive and equitable Scotland.   Heather Campbell Heather Campbell is Managing Director of CommsMasters. Her background in psychology combined with over 20 years of executive-level experience across a range of industries have shown her that individuals, teams and organisations can be significantly more successful simply by changing the way they interact. Her passion for helping businesses and their people access this unrealised potential led to her establish CommsMasters in 2002. Heather's particular skill lies in helping individuals and teams communicate honestly and constructively so that they perform effectively. She provides high-impact, results-focused consultancy, facilitation and coaching in the areas of self-awareness, leadership dialogue, conflict management and organisation-wide communication. With a first degree in Social Sciences, Heather also holds an MBA and an MA in Management, Learning and Leadership from Lancaster University. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and an Associate Tutor at Cranfield University’s Centre for Customised Executive Development.   Penny McIntyre Penny graduated from Sheffield Hallam University and then went on to study for a Post Graduate qualification at the University of West Sussex in Human Resource Management, where she was also able to gain her chartered status with the CIPD. She has had a successful career in HR and has worked across a number of diverse industries including airlines, road transport and rail. Penny has also had the opportunity to work within the public sector, re-joining Sheffield Hallam University as an employee and HR Manager. Penny currently holds a Senior Human Resources position and is a member of the Executive Group for a division within Network Rail. She has responsibility for all HR activity within that division, which covers a large territory across Scotland and the East Coast of England.   The Chair   Angela Elliott Angela Elliott is the Vice Chair of the CIPD West of Scotland branch and is currently a Senior HR Business Partner with Network Rail. She holds a MA Degree from the University of Glasgow and Postgraduate Diplomas in HR and Employment Law & Practice from the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD. Angela has extensive HR experience within a variety of sectors including oil & gas, media, telecommunications and engineering. She has particular interest in talent development, performance management and employee engagement.     Professional photography and video production will be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

at MBA Room, First Floor, Centre for Executive Education
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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