What is performance management?

Goal setting is one of the keys to success.

Without goals we are wandering around doing things here and there without a focus. How can you achieve something unless you have set a goal to reach?

Top athletes, entrepreneurs and leading businesses all have one thing in common. They have goals and they succeed by regularly seeking feedback on their progress to achieving their goals. They use the feedback to adjust the things that aren’t working for them and to know what is working well. Winners are constantly looking for ways to improve.

Partners in success

Employee performance management is all about creating a partnership between employees and the organisation. An organisation that shares what is to be achieved and how to achieve it is a proven approach to managing people. Getting everyone on the success path with clear organisation goals – and employees working towards those goals, ensures success.

Where would you rather work?

Performance management infographic
Performance management infographic

Organisation A – the place to be

Organisation A is rewarded with higher:

  • retention rates
  • revenue generation
  • employee satisfaction
  • productivity


How does performance management work?

Imagine you have been given the job to lead a team of people to achieve something. Where would you start, what would you do, how would you achieve the outcome? Understand the performance management process.

Reasons to use competencies

7 reasons you should be using competencies

If you have a basic understanding of competencies but are unsure whether you should be using them, we’ve explained seven ways they benefit companies.

Performance Management Dashboard

Performance Management System

With Cognology’s Performance Management System you’ll get a library of competencies to make goal setting easier.