Dr. Baker is an internationally recognized authority on performance management. He was recently voted as one of The 50 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders by the World HrD Congress, which is awarded by a distinguished international panel of professionals “who are doing extraordinary work” in the field of HrD. Last year, he was nominated for Thinkers 50, which identifies the 50 most influential management thinkers in the world. He is author seven books in the field of performance management including: The End of the Performance Review: A New Approach to Appraising Employee Performance (Palgrave Macmillian, which rose to number nine in the category of office management on amazon out of 8 million books) and Performance Management for Agile Organizations: Overthrowing the Eight Management Myths that Hold Businesses Back. He has held senior management posts in retail, education and consulting prior to becoming Managing Director of WinnErS-at-WOrK Pty Ltd, which assists managers to develop productive workplace cultures and manage performance. His clients include Boeing, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Unilever, Nokia, Singapore Airlines, McDonald’s Corporation, and many others from around the world. Tim has conducted over 2,430 seminars, workshops and keynote addresses to over 45,000 people in 11 countries across 21 industry groups and regularly writes for Hr industry press.