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How to... Manage the Bonus Meeting – Performance Pay

Posted in: How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 24/04/2017 Evidence from a host of recent private sector pay settlements and surveys in Ireland reveals that performance or variable pay is a popular people management practice. It has even been adjudged by the Labour Court to be a ‘condition of employment’ (LCR19684), though in 2012 the High Court held that ...
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Policies and Procedures Pay and Conditions of Employment
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How to… Conduct Performance Management Meetings

Posted in: How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 28/03/2017 The wide scale application of formal performance management or appraisal systems serves to underline their central role in the pursuit of a wide range of organisational objectives. However, a failure to conduct these review meetings in line with best practice can cause a host of problems – not leas...
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Policies and Procedures
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How to... Conduct a Selection Interview

Posted in: How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 28/02/2017 Given the sizeable financial investment associated with appointments and their impact on organisational morale and success, it is worth getting the selection interview right. Indeed it can be argued that it is the most important of all ‘people-related’ activities at work. Furthermore, these guideli...
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Recruitment and Selection
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How to... Get the Best Deal in Negotiations

Posted in: How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 23/01/2017 In Ireland’s post-austerity era, with the pay round producing rises of between 2 and almost 4%, senior executives pushing for bigger packages and the Labour Court’s recommendation in the Freshways case under the ‘right to bargain’ provisions of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 causing ...