One of your most sensitive duties as a manager is conducting performance appraisals. How do you objectively evaluate another person's performance? What guidelines are there for talking to your direct reports about both their strengths and their weaknesses? How can you address a weakness to help an employee develop into a stronger member of your team?
This book teaches you how to prepare for, conduct, and follow up on performance evaluations in ways that link employee performance to your company's and group's goals. You'll learn how to:
- Document employee development right from the start
- Set the appropriate tone in a performance review
- Address a performance problem
- Follow up on next steps with your employee