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Performance Management

Understanding internal rate of return

IRR is a complex calculation, but investors should try and understand what it means for them. Photo: Corbis

Internal rate of return, or IRR, is one of those concepts bank staff wheel out when they are selling investments, particularly savings and pension plans involving a series of contributions.

Monday, 7 January, 2013, 4:31am

Test the limits to get best from staff

The big question in many organisations these days is what can they do to unleash employees' potential?

How do you integrate innovation into the day-to-day culture, so workers will churn out creative ideas that will become the next big product, or will allow them to do things faster and better?

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Make the move to managing others

If you wish to succeed as a leader, start by mastering these nine skills of management

5 May 2007 - 12:00am

Shedding light on what sets great firms apart

New compendium offers blueprint for creating an enhanced organisational structure to improve financial results

31 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


Is the business need clearly stated and proven?

Is the link between business needs and job performance established, and the performance standard defined?

Are the training objectives and results required stated in a specific, measurable, achievable and relevant way?

Is the method used for determining the above rigorous and comprehensive?

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am