Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 9. Using Performance Management ... > The Important Parts of Performance M... - Pg. 88

Using Performance Management to Help 88 The Important Parts of Performance Management A lot of managers and employees think performance management is the same as performance appraisal. That's dead wrong and a recipe for disaster. Performance appraisal is but a small part of the larger, more prevention-oriented, performance-management system. So, what are the other parts? Let's go through them and point out how each step in the process relates to managing difficult people. Performance Planning Performance planning is the first step in the performance-management system, and a very important one. Let's define it. Performance planning refers to an annual (or more frequent) discussion between the manager and individual employee to discuss job responsibilities, goals, and any other expect- ations the manager has for his or her employees. Employee Handbook Performance planning refers to an annual (or more frequent) discussion between the manager and each in-