Wgu Jdt Task 3 Essay

4000 Words Mar 1st, 2013 16 Pages
Running head: JDT TASK 3

Western Governors University
Human Resources

JDT TASK 3 A. Benefits of Performance Appraisal Systems
Optimal results of a well prepared and well developed employee appraisal: The processes demonstrates a commitment to people within the business by showing them that they are valued members of the company and their success is important to the entire organization. Formal employee appraisals provide a strong reinforcement of the corporate aims and values. It gives managers an opportunity to show employees how their individual roles contribute to the company goals and give feedback to the impact that the employee has on those goals. It also provides management with a solid forum for
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* Follow up. Your effectiveness in the performance appraisal process, as well as your effectiveness as a leader, will be greatly enhanced if you spend time working directly with your employees, observing their performance, and maintaining a high degree of contact and communication with them throughout the evaluation period. Employee evaluation and providing feedback is a daily task for a manager not a yearly task. There is no better way for a manager to lead their team than to be available and involved. * Be a coach. Take the time to regularly recognize your employees when they’re performing particularly well, and to provide them with formal and informal coaching, guidance, feedback, direction, and follow-up not only to further build their strengths, but also to increase their performance in areas where it has fallen short. A coach does not wait until the game is over to communicate with their team. A successful coach, and an effective leader Is right there with their team giving high fives and correcting issues as they happen. Your team’s success depends on your level of involvement. * Remember your role. You are your employees’ central role model, and that makes you their most compelling trainer. Employees will take the lead from their leader! Where are you leading them?
(Lloyd, 2010, p. 5)

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