'Great performance occurs when people know what is expected and why that matters.'

Holbeche, Linda
October 2008
People Management;10/30/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p24
An interview with Linda Holbeche, director of research and development at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, is presented. When asked about the essential components of a high-performance organisation she refers to the right people and making sure they are able to deliver the right results. According to Holbeche, organisations need to be able to move fast and contain costs, but maintain their competitive edge to respond to market threats, seize opportunities and find new sources of revenue.


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