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Performance management is a vital part of the employee relationship -- from developing measurable goals and providing regular feedback to conducting targeted reviews and addressing problem areas. Maximize employee commitment and productivity by learning the ins and outs of effective performance management. ​

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Strengthen Performance Management for More Engaged, Effective Employees

Performance management is a vital part of the employee relationship – from developing goals and providing regular feedback to conducting reviews and supporting career growth. Maximize employee commitment and productivity by learning the essentials of effective performance management.



Conducting Annual Reviews
Conducting Annual Reviews

When done right, employee reviews are an opportunity to capture past performance and achievements, and set clear expectations for the future. Too often, though, managers hurry through the process, don’t provide specific examples or fail to get the employee’s feedback. Enhance annual reviews with a handful of best practices and practical pointers.

In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • Start with (SMART) goals
  • Strategies for stronger, results-driven performance reviews
  • Rating job-related behavioral traits
  • Avoiding performance review surprises
Employee Development and Growth

Your employees are your most important resource. Beyond setting objectives and monitoring day-to-day performance, you need to pay attention to your employees’ unique needs and aspirations. Coaching, mentoring and encouraging growth can lead to numerous benefits, including greater engagement, productivity and morale.

In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • How to create a supportive work environment
  • Managing employees during tough times
  • Company policy on promotions and transfers
Employee Development and Growth