Performance Management

Performance Management

PART I: Describe how an organizational culture and the use of performance criteria and standards affect the remaining components of a performance management system. (5 points)

PART II: HR Online:  Using Technology to Enhance Performance Appraisal

Automated performance appraisal systems offered by several vendors will provide common formats, integration with compensation, and development and succession planning. The systems may use “dashboards” that provide indicators of how the organization’s performance is proceeding. Further, online performance assessment can minimize face-to-face meetings and reduce time – perhaps allowing more frequent appraisals. One survey found that about 25% of organizations have automated their performance systems. Those that had done so confirmed that ease of use, time savings, and tracking performance had improved.

Question for Discussion

Why would a company not use performance review software? (5 points)