Managing People Performance

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ASSESSMENT TOOL 2 (AT2): WRITTEN/ORAL QUESTIONS 1. When allocating work on a fair basis, the following points need to be taken into consideration: * The objective/goal of the task to be carried out. * The skills, knowledge and experience of individual staff members. * The resources available to complete the task. * The overall workload of both the individual staff members and the practice as a whole. * The required timeframe for the task to be completed. 2. Why are performance management systems necessary and how do you think performance appraisals contribute to performance and to productivity in an organisation? Performance Management systems are necessary to both monitor and evaluate the practices work flow and goals and to ensure the best productivity from staff by setting clear goals and providing the opportunity for staff training and development. When correctly designed and implemented as a genuine attempt to help employees reach their full potential, regular performance appraisals can be a great motivational tool that contributes significantly to the organisations success. Acknowledging a staff members strengths and efforts makes them feel confident and appreciated, while helping them identify their weaknesses. It allows us to put strategies in place and develop training plans to strengthen these areas. A satisfied and efficient team makes a happy and productive workplace which goes a long way towards increasing the success and profitability of a business. 3. What steps might be taken if it is necessary to follow-up performance appraisals? I believe that it is always necessary to follow up on performance appraisals to ensure that the training and development goals agreed upon during the appraisal are set in motion. Steps to be taken should include: * Scheduling the training sessions
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