Essay about Evaluation of Performance Management as a Management Process

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The management process I have chosen to evaluate for this project is Performance Management. Performance Management is a management process put in place by an organisation to ensure that employees are aware of the level of performance expected of them in a particular role within said organisation, as well as any individual objectives they will need to achieve to achieve the overall organisational objectives. Evaluation of Performance Management as a Management Process The benefits of a performance management process in an organisation are: • Employees are fully aware of the goals they need to accomplish and of the expected level of conduct required within the organisation • Should an employee fail to meet their set goals in the…show more content…
The detrimental aspects of an ineffective performance management process in an organisation can include employees becoming increasingly competitive leading to a lack of team work and a breakdown in horizontal communication. There can also be issues where employees feel they are under constant review and that perhaps too tightly constrained by policies and procedures hence limiting innovation and employee’s ability to work on their own initiative. Management System for Implementation: Performance Related Rewards Management System This is an example of extrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation occurs when a person is motivated to perform in order to earn a reward. Other examples of extrinsic motivation include: • Studying because you want to get a good grade • Cleaning your room to avoid being reprimanded by your parents • Participating in a sport in order to win awards • Competing in a contest in order to win a scholarship In each of these examples, the behavior is motivated by a desire to gain a reward or avoid a negative outcome. Management Skills Required for this System Implementation For this process, as with any project, it is essential to follow the five primary process groups, initiation, planning, and execution, monitoring, and controlling and closing.
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