Business Management Articles

 
Advertisement

Employee Evaluations


Place "+" (without the quotes) in front of words that must appear; "-" to exclude articles with certain words; and put double quotes around phrases. For example, fantastic search will find all case studies with either the word "fantastic" or "search" (or both). On the other hand, +fantastic +search will find only case studies with the words "fantastic" and "search". "fantastic search" will find only case studies that with the phrase "fantastic search". Note: Searches will not find words, such as 'management', that appear in more than half of the articles or words less than five letters long.


Beware of Normal Curves
  By: Robert H. Kent, Ph.D., CMC
The purpose of management practices such as training, supervision and selection, is to intervene in the normal curve phenomenon and get as many employees as possible to perform at the top end of the performance scale.

Employee Performance Reviews — Dealing With Disagreements
  By: Dick Grote
What do you do when an employee disagrees with something you’ve written on their performance review? How can you prepare for this and deal with it effectively?

How To Take The Pain Out Of Performance Reviews
  By: Lora J Adrianse
For many years, "performance management" was of an annual event dreaded by both the management and the workforce. For a week or two every year the manager would virtually isolate himself and ponder the stack of review forms staring him in the face. Chances are there was very little data tracked, so he'd try to rack his brain for the past year so he could "evaluate" his employees. In the meantime, a silent tension was building within each of the employees. Always anticipating a "surprise", they had no idea what to expect. After all, "how far back could the manager remember?" and "what will he remember?" Regardless of the outcome, everyone would breathe a sigh of relief when it was over.

Performance Appraisal -- An Important Managerial Responsiblity
  By: Gordon L. Simpson
Performance appraisal should be viewed as a beneficial process within the context of an effective system of personnel management. Managers should review the performance of all employees and discuss performance with their subordinates on a regular basis.

Using Performance Appraisals to Enhance Employee Performance
  By: Donna Price

Using Performance Appraisals to Enhance Employee Performance The annual performance appraisal is an opportunity to enhance employee performance and create greater success for the company and the individual. My intent is to explore how coaching skills can be used in creating a good performance appraisal experience for both the employee and the supervisor and how to keep good performance going throughout the year. As a manager for 18 years my experience was that performance appraisals were a tense time for the employee and the supervisor. In either position, for me it often felt uncomfortable, so how do we reframe it so that it is a good experience for both?


Why You Should Think Twice About 360 Performance Appraisal
  By: Robert H. Kent, Ph.D., CMC
Many organizations that go out shopping for performance appraisals, 360 or other versions, have already taken a step in the wrong direction. They typically have forgotten to diagnose their real needs.

Yearly Employee Evaluations and Rating Inflation
  By: Dr. A. J. Schuler
Many organizations annually inflate yearly employee evaluations. As a result, managers lose the ability to highlight top performance, or distinguish among outcomes and behaviors. In other words, they lose - or abdicate - the responsibility to manage and lead.


Place "+" (without the quotes) in front of words that must appear; "-" to exclude articles with certain words; and put double quotes around phrases. For example, fantastic search will find all case studies with either the word "fantastic" or "search" (or both). On the other hand, +fantastic +search will find only case studies with the words "fantastic" and "search". "fantastic search" will find only case studies that with the phrase "fantastic search". Note: Searches will not find words, such as 'management', that appear in more than half of the articles or words less than five letters long.

 


Would you like us to consider your own articles for publication? Please review our submission and editorial guidelines by clicking here.