4 Tips for boosting your People Performance Management
Take one minute to read these HR Tips and improve your current Performance Management system:
1) ALIGNMENT with the BUSINESS & VALUES
The intent of any performance management system is to manage staff behavior and efforts towards better business results and a great company culture. Therefore ensure that whatever individual targets or competencies you define in the beginning of a work year are actually connected with the business objectives and company values. Make this link as visible as possible during the marketing of your performance management system.
2) WALK THE TALK
Whatever system has been rolled out, safeguard that it is applied in a fair, objective and transparent way throughout all levels. No exceptions, no excuses, no secret rules, as this will jeopardize the credibility of your system instantly.
3) GET BUY-IN through EVIDENCE-BASED FACTS & FEEDBACK
If the Top wants the System to work, it must believe in its added value to the bottom line. What better way than spending sufficient time with some Pilot Groups so that decision makers become convinced with actual higher business performance through the performance management approach…?
4) AVOID COMPLICATED FORMS
KEY in the entire process is the actual conversations between Manager and his Staff; spend your Design Budget on training in giving feedback and coaching for all your People Managers, rather than spending it on expensive consultancy for designing a best practice form. Managers have lots of things to do, and more administration will only create frustration. And the attention is easily drawn away from having the real talk …