Appraisal systems are increasingly being used to measure performance within organizations. Required; Describe the following approaches to measurement used in performance appraisal systems:classification; factor comparison and points rating

Approaches to measurement used in appraisal systems are based either on an analysis of the whole job, or on the sub division of a job. CLASSIFICATION: Involves evaluating the whole job. Firstly, decisions are made on what grades there will Read more

Discipline in employee behaviour is critical to achieving organizational performance and success. Required: What is meant by the term discipline?

Understanding the problems of discipline in the employment situation are important management skills. Professional accountants often occupy a managerial position. Whilst a knowledge of motivation techniques is an important element in management, it is equally important to recognise the other Read more

An important part of management understands the role of leadership. Required: Discuss the relevance to management of Blake and Mouton’s grid in understanding leadership styles

Leadership is a conscious activity and is concerned with setting goals and inspiring people to provide commitment to achieve the organisation’s goals. Katz and Kahn describe leadership as ‘the influential increment over and above mechanical compliance with the routine directives Read more