An Effective Performance Management System

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Section 1: Introduction The theme of this paper is to formulate an effective performance management system, incorporate the HR concepts needed to manage that system, identify any strengths or weaknesses with the plan provide recommendations to implement the performance management plan. The references used will come from Chapter 8-10 of the textbook and several other web based sources. Section 2: Content. The subject of my research paper and performance management system will be an organization that I 'm quite familiar with, which is the Recruiting and Retention Battalion for the Army National Guard for the state of Georgia. I have intimate knowledge of the organization, having worked for them for six years from 2006 to 2012. I 'd like…show more content…
By detailing these requirements, the employees and management have a path or roadmap to success to follow, with directions and a goal to accomplish. The components of performance management start with understanding the organization 's culture and developing the corporate strategy based upon that culture. Successful performance management is a circular process that requires a system of administrative tools that structures the dialogue between managers and employees effectively, allowing for input, feedback and constructive criticism in order to motivate the group in a productive way. The components of that system are as follows: 1) understanding the corporate strategy; 2) setting goals, both short and long term; 3) providing performance direction; 4) encouraging employee participation; 5) assessing job performance and 6) conducting performance evaluations. By using this system, the employee starts their journey with clear guidance and who 's performance will be assessed throughout their tenure to gauge their success, their need for additional training or assistance or at worse, possible termination as a last resort. The culture of the organization plays a major role in how their employees perform, whether they are successful or not, if they feel supported by management and what the consequences for performance, good or
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