Category Archives: Performance Measures & Reward Systems

Getting Results from Surveys

Employee surveys, customer satisfaction surveys and other types of surveys commonly conducted for businesses and other types of organizations provide a wealth of information about strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement. This is especially so when the surveys are well-designed … Continue reading

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The Frustration with Annual Employee Performance Reviews

Quantisoft conducts comprehensive employee surveys for many organizations across many industries. Our surveys include questions about the effectiveness of performance reviews and about ongoing performance feedback. More often than not employees comment that their performance reviews are not effective, that … Continue reading

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The Importance of “Soft Measures”

Every business leader knows the importance of “hard measurements” including things like financials, number of customers and customer demographics and buying history, inventory data and other things that can be measured accurately and that directly or indirectly represent bottom-line performance. Less … Continue reading

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Identifying and Dealing with Low-Performing Managers and Employees

The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey asked people to rate and comment on how effective their organizations are at identifying and dealing with low-performing managers and employees. The overall rating for all survey responses is a very low 2.65 where 5 … Continue reading

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Boosting Employee Engagement to Increase Performance and Holistic Organizational Effectiveness

Employee satisfaction drives employee engagement which in turn drives employee and organizational performance. Quantisoft  has experienced these interdependencies in the employee satisfaction surveys/employee engagement surveys we have conducted for businesses and other types of organizations since 1999. Workforce effectiveness is … Continue reading

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How Excellent is Your Organization’s Workforce?

The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey found that most organizations are falling far short in doing the things necessary to create a highly effective workforce. Achieving workforce excellence is a dream more than a reality. The survey includes a section on … Continue reading

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What are Your Organization’s Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Gaps?

Organizational effectiveness is the concept of how effective an organization is in achieving the outcomes the organization intends to produce. (Source: Wikipedia – Etzioni, Amitia. (1964). Modern Organizations. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.) The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey (HOE Survey) assesses … Continue reading

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Closing the People Performance Gap

In most organizations there is a very large gap in performance between the top and bottom performers in every job in the organization, from the C-suite down to the lowest levels of the organization. Top sales people, whether they are … Continue reading

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