How to Ensure Strong Employee Performance Management
- Much of the information in this topic is adapted from the books Field Guide to Leadership and Supervision in Business and
Field Guide to Leadership and Supervision for Nonprofit Staff.
Employee performance management is sometimes referred to as people management.
Sections of This Topic Include
(Although the term “performance” is conventionally used in literature
about management, some people might have an averse reaction to that term. For
them, they might use the term “effectiveness” instead.)
The traditional approach to performance management, whether applied to an organization,
team or employee, is increasingly criticized as being obsolete, invalid and
unsuitable to today’s organizations and workforce. Consequently, the performance
management process is being transformed by many progressive organizations. This
should be understood by anyone wanting to understand and apply the process.
Management: Traditional and Progressive Approaches
There are some standard guidelines that can ensure the success of any implementation
of any performance management process. Be sure to read and follow those guidelines,
especially if this is your first implementation of a comprehensive process.
The guidelines also can be useful if you are trying to improve a process that
you have already implemented.
Management for any Application: Guidelines for Implementation and Evaluation
and Receiving Feedback
Performance (Performance Appraisals)
List of useful links about employee performance management
Managing Day-to-Day Employee Performance
5 Performance Management Tasks That are Often Overlooked
Overcoming the Obstacles to “Clutch” Performance
Coaching: 3 Guidelines to Make It Work
Every Employee to be CEO
Ways to Help Your Employees Make a Little Magic
Employees: Do You Have Them?
You Fix My Employees With Training?
Management is Not about the Forms
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