unit 302 - Evaluate and improve own performance in a business environment

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Evaluate and Improve own Performance in a Business Environment
Unit 302

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The purpose of continuously improving your own performance is business is to help improve the overall performance of the business. This will also improve your own job satisfaction and overall employability.

There are three main ways you can improve your own performance. The first is to set aside time with a good manager, who can assess your work and give you advice on how to complete that piece of work. This can be in a formal one to one meeting, where your whole performance is reviewed, or this could be an informal chat at your desk about a specific piece of work.

The second way of improving your own performance is to have an experienced colleague
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Once you have identified an area of your work that you are not happy with, it is important to think of and apply possible improvements. These improvements should comply with the current organisation polices and should not obstruct the work of others.

The purpose of testing possible improvements to your work is to make yourself more effective and to improve the overall performance of the organisation. Testing these improvements will give you an idea of how they will fit into your day to day tasks and affect your performance.

Once the improvements have been tested, you can amend the current procedures to ensure you become more effective and efficient.

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Learning and development is normally part of the appraisal system, but can also be offered and encouraged throughout the whole organisation. The main purpose of learning and development is to improve your standard of work. This can be in the form of training which can either be formal education or training on the job and can be an in-house training program or an external training course.

The organisation can benefit from individual learning and development because when members of staff leave, the organisation will have in-house replacements ready to fill essential job roles, ensuring they continue to run efficiently.

Learning and development can also help individuals plan future career plans and open more career opportunities for themselves.

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The progression route for my
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