Appraisal Feedback and Development

Author: Clive Fletcher
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136026304
Format: PDF, Docs
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Tried and trusted by thousands of HRM students and professionals in three previous editions, this is the most comprehensive introduction to performance appraisal currently available. In this fully revised and updated work, Clive Fletcher explores the key elements of the appraisal process, and through best practice examples explains how such processes can motivate and develop staff, fostering commitment and positivity, and ultimately improving an organization’s performance. Drawing on the wider critical literature on performance management and organizational psychology, and based firmly on evidence-based analysis and organizational experience, the book stresses the vital role of performance appraisal in the identification, development and retention of talent. Discussion topics include: aims and outcomes of the appraisal process designing appraisal schemes appraisal as an ingredient of performance management Multi-level, multi-source ‘360 degree’ feedback training, implementation and monitoring the international and cultural adaptation of appraisal systems. Exploring both public and private sector contexts, this is essential reading for all students of human resource management and for any manager or HRM professional looking to develop more effective performance appraisal systems.

360 degree Feedback

Author: Peter Ward
Publisher: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 9780852927052
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Traditional appraisal involves bosses assessing their staff. But they are often the ones who know the least about an employee's performance. You can hide things from your boss - it's harder to hide from your peers, subordinates, customers and suppliers. Peter Ward - who introduced the concept of 360-degree appraisal to Tesco in the mid-1980s - uses his experience to provide you with detailed practical guidance on implementing a 360 system in your workplace. He shows you: - where, why and how to adopt 360 - how to design, customise or purchase questionnaires - how to plan pilot and validate your new project - how to transform raw data into effective reports - how to present the results and facilitate change - how to deal with issues of confidentiality and linking to reward.

Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies

Author: Ken Lloyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470555446
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The tools you need to enrich the performance-appraisal experience as you streamline the process Whether you're a manger looking to implement employee appraisals for the first time, concerned with improving the quality and effectiveness of the appraisal process, or simply trying to save time and mental anguish Performance Appraisals & Phrases For Dummies provides the tools you need to save time and energy while presenting fair and accurate evaluations that foster employee growth. This convenient, portable package includes a full-length appraisal phrasebook featuring over 3,200 spot-on phrases and plenty of quick-hitting expert tips on making the most out of the process. You'll also receive online access to writable, customizable sample evaluation forms other timesaving resources. Includes more than 3,200 phrases for clear, and helpful evaluations Helps make evaluations faster, more effective, and far less stressful Offers far more advice and coaching than other performance appraisal books Serves as an ideal guide for managers new to the appraisal process With expert advice from Ken Lloyd, a nationally recognized consultant and author, Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies makes the entire process easier, faster, and more productive for you and your employees.

Abolishing Performance Appraisals Large Print 16pt

Author: Tom Coens and Mary Jenkins
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458756645
Format: PDF
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Performance appraisals are used in the overwhelming majority of workplaces. Yet, most organizations that use appraisal-and a similar percentage of givers and receivers of appraisal-are dissatisfied with the process. Many are beginning to deeply question whether appraisal is necessary and consistent with the work culture espoused by progressive organizations. Abolishing Performance Appraisals provides an insightful, well documented look at the flaws of appraisal-including its destructive, unintended effects-and offers practical guidance to organizations that want to move on to more progressive approaches to coaching, feedback, development, and compensation. While many books prescribe cures for appraisal, this is the first to focus exclusively on eliminating appraisal altogether and creating alternative, non-appraisal approaches based upon progressive and healthier assumptions about people. The authors expose and dispel the widely accepted myths and false assumptions that underlie common management strategies surrounding the five key functions of appraisal-coaching, feedback, development, compensation, and legal documentation. They then offer step-by-step practical guidance on implementing alternative non-appraisal strategies that deliver the objectives of each function. And they suggest ways to give supervisors and managers the freedom to choose for themselves the most effective ways of working with people. Filled with real-life examples, resources, tools, and detailed practical advice, Abolishing Performance Appraisals is an entirely fresh and radically different view of performance appraisal and its functions that will help people start over and discover new and more effective approaches.

How to Be Good at Performance Appraisals

Author: Dick Grote
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422142701
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Do you supervise people? If so, this book is for you. One of a manager’s toughest—and most important—responsibilities is to evaluate an employee’s performance, providing honest feedback and clarifying what they’ve done well and where they need to improve. In How to Be Good at Performance Appraisals, Dick Grote provides a concise, hands-on guide to succeeding at every step of the performance appraisal process—no matter what performance management system your organization uses. Through step-by-step instructions, examples, do-and-don’t bullet lists, sample dialogues, and suggested scripts, he shows you how to handle every appraisal activity from setting goals and defining job responsibilities to evaluating performance quality and discussing the performance evaluation face-to-face. Based on decades of experience guiding managers through their biggest challenges, Grote helps answer the questions he hears most often: • How do I set goals effectively? How many goals should someone set? • How do I evaluate a person’s behaviors? Which counts more, behaviors or results? • How do I determine the right performance appraisal rating? How do I explain my rating to a skeptical employee? • How do I tell someone she’s not meeting my expectations? How do I deliver bad news? Grote also explains how to tackle other thorny performance management tasks, including determining compensation and terminating poor performers. In accessible and useful language, How to Be Good at Performance Appraisals will help you handle performance appraisals confidently and successfully, no matter the size or culture of your organization. It’s the one book you need to excel at this daunting yet critical task.

2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

Author: Paul Falcone
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814428703
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you're an HRprofessional or a manager, chances are there's one task you really dislike: giving performance reviews. Even if you know the basic points you want to get across, finding the right words and committing them to paper is about as much fun as a trip to the dentist. But this handy little book puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips. Paul Falcone covers the 25 most commonly rated performance factors, including productivity, time management, teamwork, and decision making, plus job-specific parameters that apply in sales, customer service, finance, and many other areas. Not just for review time, the book will also be instrumental in creating job descriptions and development plans as well as for monitoring performance, progress, and problems year-round. Praise for Paul Falcone's Previous Books: "If the art and science of hiring and firing has become a puzzle, then author Paul Falcone [The Hiring and Firing Question and Answer Book] has the answer."-- Houston Business Journal "When you feel the need to document an employee's actions (or inactions), turn to this great tool [101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems]."-- Legal Management "[96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire] takes the guesswork out of the interview process."-- Benefits and Compensation Solutions Paul Falcone is a human resources executive and has held senior-level positions with Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and Time Warner. He is the author of several bestselling books, including 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees, and 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. He is a long-time contributor to HR Magazine. Visit him at www.PaulFalconeHR.com.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training Development and Performance Improvement

Author: Kurt Kraiger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118737016
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The latest Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology uses a psychological perspective, and a uniquely global focus, to review the latest literature and research in the interconnected fields of training, development, and performance appraisal. Maintains a truly global focus on the field with top international contributors exploring research and practice from around the world Offers researchers and professionals essential information for building a talented organization, a critical and challenging task for organizational success in the 21st century Covers a diverse range of topics, including needs analysis, job design, active learning, self–regulation, simulation approaches, 360–degree feedback, and virtual learning environments

The Complete Guide to Performance Appraisal

Author: Richard C. Grote
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814403136
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Complete Guide to Performance Appraisal supplies you with the quickest, surest, and most up-to-date methods available for making your appraisal system outstanding. Whether you want to get the maximum impact from your existing system, or you want to create and implement an ideal system from scratch, The Complete Guide to Performance Appraisal is your one-stop, how-to-do-it resource. Unlike many "systems" books, this guide is notable for its personal, forthright writing style. Author Dick Grote has worked with performance appraisal techniques for more than 25 years, and he tells you frankly which methods have been successful and which have flopped. This comprehensive book will help you set job objectives and measure the truly important aspects of an individual's performance; prepare managers for the rigors of the appraisal interview, with scripts and proven interviewing techniques; create forms and procedures that satisfy your organization's needs - and comply with legal requirements; gain support for your system throughout the organization; set up a training program for both appraisers and appraisees - a critical step for long-term success; increase employee skills and capabilities using Dick Grote's original "Individual Management Development" procedure; explore the relationship between performance appraisal and compensation; and understand new and emerging trends such as team appraisal, [actual symbol not reproducible] feedback, and computer-generated appraisals.

Thanks for the Feedback

Author: Douglas Stone
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143127136
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Drawing on ten years of working with businesses, nonprofits, governments, and families, the authors combine the latest insights from neuroscience and psychology with practical advice to explain how to turn feedback into productive listening and learning.