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Conducting Extraordinary Performance Appraisals Training Course

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Master the art of conducting extraordinary performance appraisals for improved employee and manager performance.

16 minutes   |   SKU: ABCCEPA    |    Language(s): EN    |    Produced 2016








16 minutes

Training Objectives

Understand the importance of preparation in conducting performance appraisals
Learn to maintain accurate and unbiased performance records and logs
Enhance feedback and encourage employee participation skills
Create effective performance improvement plans and set actionable goals
Continuously improve through ongoing feedback and communication

Course Overview

Conducting extraordinary performance appraisals is a fundamental skill for every manager. It's not just about evaluating employees; it's a vital tool for fostering improvement and recognition. This continuous, year-round process involves preparation, writing and presenting the appraisal, and follow-through. The goal is to create a positive, ongoing dialogue that leads to performance improvement and employee engagement.

Preparation is key to a successful appraisal. It involves meticulous documentation, maintaining performance logs, and gathering relevant data to create accurate appraisals. Managers should ensure their records are thorough, unbiased, and focused on job-related facts.

During the appraisal meeting, managers should focus on objective feedback, avoid emotionally charged language, and encourage employee participation in goal setting. The discussion should be constructive, highlighting strengths, addressing areas for improvement, and charting a path forward.

After the appraisal meeting, the process continues with ongoing feedback, performance improvement plans, and regular communication. The goal is to make the appraisal process a positive, continuous journey that contributes to employee growth and organizational success.

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What are the three main phases of the performance appraisal process?

The three main phases are preparation, writing and presenting the appraisal, and follow-through.

Why is it important for managers to maintain thorough and unbiased performance records?

Thorough and unbiased records ensure accurate appraisals and provide a balanced view of an employee's performance over time.

How can managers create a positive appraisal experience for employees?

Managers can create a positive experience by focusing on objective feedback, encouraging employee participation in goal setting, and providing constructive guidance.

What role does ongoing feedback play in the performance appraisal process?

Ongoing feedback helps track progress, adjust goals as needed, and maintain a continuous dialogue for performance improvement.

Why is it essential to avoid emotionally charged language during performance appraisals?

Emotionally charged language can cloud judgment and detract from objective feedback, leading to misunderstandings and ineffective appraisals.

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