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Overview of Performance Management Process for any Application

Information in this topic describes the foundational performance management process that underlies Employee Performance Management, Team Performance Management and Organizational Performance Management. 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.

Strongly Suggested Pre-Reading

Performance Management: Traditional and Progressive Approaches

Sections of This Topic Include


First, What Do We Mean by "Performance"?
Key Terms in Performance Management
Guidelines for Implementation and Evaluation

Phases in Performance Management Process

Performance Planning -- Specifying Preferred Results
Performance Appraisal-- Evaluating Progress Toward Results
Development Planning -- Improving Progress Toward Results

Special Topics

Performance Management: Benefits and Concerns
Performance Management During Rapid Change
Performance Measurement: Guidelines, Myths and Examples
General Resources

General Resources

Zigon Performance Group - extensive list of sources
Human Performance Technology
Listing of performance management articles

Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award
16 Ways to Derail Your Attempt at Building a Performance Culture
Balancing Measures: Best Practices in Performance Management
Performance Management: How To Do It Right
Performance: The Psychologist’s View
HR Systems for the 15%

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Library's Human Resources Blog
Library's Leadership Blog
Library's Supervision Blog

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Related Library Topics

Employee Performance Management
Team Performance Management
Organizational Performance Management

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