This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of these modules of the “Workplace Stress Management” lessons in the Management Skills Courses, specifically;- Role and Responsibilities of Supervisors What does it mean to supervise? What skills does a supervisor need? The “Added Value” of the Supervisor Designing a Performance Management System Writing a Job Description…

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So after the meeting has been held, both the appraise and the appraiser should have a clear understanding of last year’s performance, What went well, what went badly, and how performance can be improved. They should also both clearly understand the objectives and targets for the coming year, what action needs to be taken, by…

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At the meeting, the manager should put the appraisee at ease, ensure they know what will happen at the meeting, discuss and agree the agenda at the outset , discuss and agree the outcomes, and write up the meeting. The appraisal should review performance during the period under consideration, let’s say 12 months. It is…

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The process The appraisal meeting is the heart of the performance management system .It is the cornerstone of the process and as such , preparation and planning are the key to a successful programme. Prior to the appraisal meeting, the appraising manager should, for each of their staff; Collect information for the whole period under…

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An effective performance management system supports the cascading of organisational objectives from the management team down to the individual. It also will improve individual performance and in turn, team and organisational performance. It creates a transparent culture that engenders employee engagement and loyalty. If it does not achieve these targets, it will be an unnecessary…

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This is an extremely important document. It is an essential part of the contract between employer and employee and ensures that both parties know what is expected of the role holder, even though many will contain a “catch all” such as “and other duties as specified “. Still it is a good place to start.…

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“How Do I design, implement and manage a performance management programme? “ We are asked this question on a regular basis. In my experience a programme of this type is extremely helpful in including staff in the management of the business, making them feel valued, included, and part of the team. They know that they…

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