How to Structure a Performance Management System: Best Practices for SMEs who want to Proactively Retain their Talent in China

  • Date
    27 May 2014 - 27 May 2014
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue

Part 1 of the EU SME Centre HR Speaker Series

Please note that this webinar was originally scheduled for Thursday, May 22, but has been postponed to Tuesday, May 27.

Many SMEs have limited resources and often do not have dedicated HR professionals on staff. Many times the role of HR is filled by other functions such as accounting, finance or the General Manager who is running the operation. However, companies still recognise the importance of providing performance feedback to staff and offering professional development for retaining staff.

This webinar will focus on providing best practices to businesses for setting up an in-house HR system. The discussion will cover the following key topics:

  • Steps for setting up a Performance Management System for SME businesses – What is the most effective means for providing performance feedback?
  • Easy to use approach for developing job descriptions (defining roles and responsibilities) that support a smaller business and encourages team collaboration
  • Tips on structuring a salary structure and how to incorporate an incentive mechanism for motivating staff

Other webinars in our HR Speaker Series:

June 11: Developing a Truly Global Leadership Team: Leveraging Similarities and Differences of Chinese and European Leaders

June 17: Online Education for EU SMEs in China

June 24: Coaching for High Impact Leadership in China

About the Speaker

Cindy Jensen is an experienced consultant based in China who has been advising organisations from Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. She is currently working as HR and training expert for the EU SME Centre.

Cindy spent over ten years in senior leadership roles working for PepsiCo Foods Canada and TELUS Mobility. She was responsible for a broad range of functions and has led teams in Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. As regional HR Director at PepsiCo Foods Canada she was responsible for all areas of HR. She was also directly involved in the development of a Performance Management System after a corporate M&A.

During her 12 years in China she has worked with MNCs and SMEs providing executive coaching to senior leaders working in a global context. She has also developed programmes that supported the growth and capability of leaders from a broad range of industries including IT, FMCG, banking, automotive, pharmaceutical, food and service and mining.

This week’s webinar will draw on her practical experience advising SMEs in building performance management systems that suit the needs of smaller organisations.

You can find the recorded video on Youtube:


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