Employee Performance Management System and Process

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:05 -- Umar Farooq

The process for developing a network of workforce and understanding the objectives of an organization is called the employee performance management. The main thing here is to assemble the objectives of the organization with the workforce. For this, the objectives are settled by keeping in mind the employee skills, measures, development plans, competency requirements and the delivery of the outcomes. Due to this, improvement is witnessed along with development and learning so that all the business objectives are achieved creating a powerful workforce. Thus, the employee performance management system is the way from which you can assemble your organizational objectives by keeping in mind individual staff objectives.

What Does an Effective Employee Performance Management Process (PMP) Does?

Reliable and stable Employee Performance Management Process and all its relevant plans, tools and ratings help a lot in enhancing the performance of the employees and the supervisors all over the organization. An effective employee PMP helps do the following things for the organization:

  • Creates efficiency, flexibility and equality
  • The objectives formed are clear, fair and measureable
  • Enhances staff performance, engagement and development
  • Encourages proactive as well as on-going succession management
  • Maintains consistency in every department of the organization to promote development and talent utilization
  • Shapes better workforce
  • Develops, shapes and engages employees in every situation
  • Past performance is considered to create better goals
  • Future perspective is considered as well to help create development opportunities
  • Improves communication
  • Everyone follows the rules
  • Less stress among the co-workers due to communication
  • Learning and development among employees

The whole process of performance management starts and keeps revolving around four things which are developing, recognizing, planning and assessing. All this is done under coaching by the supervisors. The main tools involved in the whole process are:

  1. Individual Development Plan (IDP): This is a tool that helps the supervisors and staff to create annual individual development plans. The goals of IDP and the department are aligned to strive for success.
  2. Performance Dialogue (PD): The PD is developed by the staff to evaluate their current and past revisions.

How to Measure Employee Performance?

Any business owner always depends on the efficiency of his employees. To make their employees reach the maximum performance levels they need to work on it hard. For that they always need someone who can work to get their business on top and to measure the performance of their employees as well. There are certain tools that help the Employee Performance Measurement.

The tools to measure the employee performance are as follows:

Tests for Productivity

Measuring the productivity shows how well your employees are coming up to the expectations. These tests are quite common in factories where work is measured in quantity.

Objective Management

The appraisal measures the performance of the employees in the technical, skillful, communicative and motivational areas. Performance of some employees is evaluated with respect to their annual percentage of achieving goals.

Performance Appraisals

This is one of the most important, comprehensive and effective ways of measuring the performance of your employees business. Annual evaluation is done for accurate results.

360 Degree Feedback

This feedback helps in measuring the management sector of the organization. It helps the supervisors, the trainers, the HRM leader and such.

From all this, we can conclude that employee performance management is necessary to do in order to create a better functioning organization.