Application Case Study Essay
1. Do you consider the description of the Firestone store manager’s responsibilities important information that the raters of managers need to be knowledgeable about?
I do consider the description of the Firestone’s store manager’s responsibilities important information for the raters of the managers to know about. To effectively rate the performance and conduct of the managers the raters has to know what their overall responsibilities and duties are. Knowing this information will help to eliminate rater errors and thus provide an effective and accurate performance evaluation of the managers.
2. Does the portion of the performance evaluation form used at Bridgestone/Firestone require any …show more content…
1. Why is it important to include operating employees (non-managers) in the development and use of an incentive program?
It is important to include operating employees, non-managers, in the development and use of incentive programs because it will greatly boost and unite employees to improve organizational effectiveness while establishing organization-wide (financial) gains. Using all employees in strategizing can ultimately improve employee relations, foster high-quality products, cost reduction, and increase revenue.
2. What is the individual performance modifier that the Towers Perrin survey identified? Explain it in managerial terms.
The individual performance modifier that the Towers Perrin survey identified was the comparison of preestablished personal goals