In our litigious society, it has become more & more important for supervisors to know how to document & discipline employees to avoid law suits and manage employee performance effectively.
In this program, Judi gives managers a “crash course” in safe, legal, & effective disciplinary practices & documentation. You’ll learn how to separate poor performance from poor attitude, counsel employees, & write Performance Improvement Plans. You’ll learn how to keep a legal Performance Log to document both good & substandard performance. You’ll learn how to implement your organization’s disciplinary policy with confidence & accuracy.
Areas Covered in the Session :
Avoid the negative consequences of inadequate documentation & discipline
Utilize the range of disciplinary options.
Respond quickly and appropriately to common disciplinary infractions
Keep a legal Performance Log
Distinguish between subjective and objective documentation
Work with employees to develop Performance Improvement Plans
Write a performance improvement plan
Fill out formal HR disciplinary paperwork
Who Will Benefit:
Human Resource Professionals
Moving from a Traditional IT department to a Service-oriented IT department requires a paradigm shift. It means evolving beyond an outdated management style to embrace a new and innovative approach. Technology has advanced remarkably in the past few years; it is time that IT management to rethink its role within the business. This involves creating financial transparency and aligning IT spend and budgets to business goals and outcomes.
When IT is viewed as an asset-centric organization it becomes, by design, a cost center. The IT department's role in this outdated management style can best be described as an overseer, responsible for maintaining the infrastructure and applications. The characteristics of a Traditional IT department are as follows: technology centered, defined by functional and technical silos, insulated from the rest of the organization, and obsessed with costs. These characteristics have been and still are part of many organizations that use the Traditional IT management model.
Why should you attend :
Information Technology costs are often seen as a huge black hole that has no bottom. The CEO and CFO are always wondering how all the money is being spent and exactly how IT is serving the business. The CIO finds it difficult to explain his or her decisions because of a lack of hard financial numbers and resorts to using vague generalities or, even worse, highly technical terms to defend his actions. If you can identify with this scenario, then you might be managing an IT department using the outdated and obsolete Traditional IT Management process.
Areas Covered in the Session:
The pitfalls of Traditional IT management approach
The advantages of a Service-centric management approach
How financial transparency supports a Service-centric approach
Discussion of elements of financial transparency for IT departments
Creation of transform plan from Traditional to Service-centric
Who Will Benefit:
CIOs in Small to Midsize Enterprises
VP IT in Small to Midsize Enterprises
IT Directors in Small to Midsize Enterprises.
Founder, Technical Ink
John Ripma is an independent consultant and the founder of Technical Ink, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in content marketing for technology-based companies. With Technical Ink, John helps companies produce high quality written materials for a wide variety of purposes (whitepapers, webinars, blog posts, brochures, technical manuals, training/educational documents, and other purposes).
John started in the field of Information Technology in 1981 when he co-founded Applied Personnel Technology, one of the first PC-based software development and consulting firms in the country. Since then, John has been closely involved with technology in a number of roles such as project manager, business development manager, senior consultant, vice president, and CEO.
Over the years, John's focus has been on helping organizations analyze, select, install and maintain complex enterprise class systems. He has worked on many large and mission critical projects that involved PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, or SAP. He also was an instructor at the SAP Academy. Additionally, with the resurgence in infrastructure outsourcing and cloud computing, John has been working closely with a number of international firms to help them migrate their enterprise systems into hosted environments.
The world of technology continues to grow at a dizzying pace and, to help his clients keep pace, John keeps up-to-date on the latest developments such as in-memory computing, Big Data, mobility, data security, software defined data centers, infrastructure architecture, technology enabled business processes, and system integration.