Employee Evaluation Essay

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One of the more challenging aspects of being a manager is effectively reviewing the employees that report to you. If this is done incorrectly, it can hurt not only the performance of the employee, but the entire team. By nature, a majority of individuals are sensitive towards being criticized, even if it’s presented as constructive. There are many tools a manager can use when conducing employee appraisal’s which help them effectively have the “tough talk” when the time is necessary. In my opinion, and from my past experiences being reviewed and reviewing my employees, Rita’s strategy has a solid foundation to it. By allowing the employee to self-evaluate, a manager has the opportunity so see how the employee views themselves, and their job prior to a face to face meetings. This gives the manager a good “feel” on the employee’s mindset, and allows them to formulate the most beneficial review …show more content…
Managers have a new level of responsibility when it comes to creating a proactive, diverse culture within their team. This is something I would stress to Rita as she moves forward, not only in her evaluation process, but interactions with the team as a whole. I would suggest that Rita spend time with each of her employees, work side by side with them and most importantly, listen to them, just don’t “hear” them.
By spending time with her employees, Rita can learn more about them on a personal level, helping her understand what makes them “tick” and what their thoughts are. Creating a diverse workfors that coherently achives the goals set for them is not an easy task, managers need to understand the challenges up front in order to proactively address them. Maintaining a safe, diverse work environment is everyone’s responsibility, but it’s up to the manager to proactively and positively support this. This is the most important advice I would give

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