Adapted from “Mission Vision and Strategy Development” Campbell & Gould
Financial Times Handbook of Management 1985
Organisations who implement a balanced approach to performance management can benefit from this in the following ways:-
having clarity on the organisation’s goals and vision
a sound framework for linking strategies and priorities to individual roles
clear understanding of the requirements in each individual’s roles
support to employees
recognition of successes
fair and consistent structures for employees to progress through the Organisation
framework for development and improvement
What then are Performance Appraisals and how do these fit in?
The Collins English Dictionary defines an Appraisal as being: -
“An assessment of the worth or quality of a person or thing”
Although an accurate definition, it is somewhat clinical in its description of an Appraisal. Appraisals are most commonly thought to be the meeting that takes place between an individual and their line manager to discuss their performance however; this is just one component of the process as illustrated in the Performance Appraisal Model below...