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1.1 Explain at least two purposes of performance management and its relationship to business objectives

Performance management is a tool that managers use to ensure that their companies remain at the top of their competitive edge. The Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD, 2008), defines performance management as a method by which individuals and teams are managed in a way that achieves high performance at an organisational level. The individuals within the organisation share an understanding of the achievement goals of the organisation. In order to achieve this, a general strategy is created, with each individual within the organisation understanding his or her role and requirements within such a strategy

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1.3 Explain the purpose of reward within a performance management system
The relationship between motivation and performance management is important as they work simultaneously with each other. Motivation is the key to an individual's degree of willingness to exert and maintain their efforts towards the organisational goals. Motivation levels are likely to have an effect on performance. If an individual has high motivation, it is likely to increase their performance. However this may not always be the case. Motivation is about the factors, which links into how organisation uses performance management to get better results from their staff by strategically encouraging the performance within its business. If employees are highly motivated they will perform better, and will co-operate collectively to improve the standards which would lead to a sense of achievement creating greater motivation.
The conclusion Herzberg drew is that job satisfaction and job dissatisfaction are not opposites.
The opposite of Satisfaction is No Satisfaction.
The opposite of Dissatisfaction is No Dissatisfaction.
Removing the causes of dissatisfaction will not create satisfaction nor will adding the factors of job satisfaction eliminate job dissatisfaction. If you have an unfriendly work environment, giving someone a promotion will not make him or her satisfied. If you create a healthy work environment but do not provide members of your team with any of the satisfaction