Ten shifts that are necessary to modernize and update how we manage performance.
1) Negotiating Goals and Objectives, Not Dictating
3) Individualizing Expectations Even For Employees Doing The Same Job
Each person ....bring their unique strengths to the job. So, people in the same position often do quite different things, and should be ...recognized for their unique contributions.
4) Managers Understand Employee Engagement Can Be Fostered Through Proper Management of Performance
Performance management is THE tool to help establish meaning of work, because it helps employees understand how their jobs fit into the whole.
Managers need to understand, also, that the reliance on rating forms for evaluation is a waste, and tends to squash employee engagement.
8) Recognize Employee Performance Is Not Always Under Their Control and Focus On The System
...much ...of what employees do is dictated and influenced by the environments they work in. ....discuss ALL barriers to employee performance, ...and move to remove those barriers.
9 ) Human Resource Departments Need To Enable Managers, Not Insist On Conformity
Human Resources (HR) needs to enable managers by providing them with a variety of tools, rather than dictate a one-size-fits-all system that is imposed upon managers and staff.