The Essential Performance Review Handbook will help you understand why performance reviews:
Serve as an important business tool.
Motivate personnel and increase productivity.
Help achieve your company goals.
Improve manager-employee communication.
Reduce your risk of legal liability.
About the Author
Sharon Armstrong began her career in Human Resources in 1985 as a Recruiter/Trainer in a large Manhattan law firm. Since launching her own consulting business, Human Resources 911, in 1998, Armstrong has provided training and completed HR projects dealing with performance management design and implementation for a wide variety of clients.
Table of Contents
Introduction: It's Not Supposed to Be This Way... 11
Chapter 1 The Roots of Anxiety 13
Chapter 2 Forget Winging It! 21
Chapter 3 Appraisals That Don't Bite 33
Chapter 4 Mission: Possible 53
Chapter 5 The Many Facets of Compensation 63
Chapter 6 Rating Error Traps 77
Chapter 7 When Appraisals Derail 89
Chapter 8 Keep It Legal! 101
Chapter 9 Performance Reviews in a Changing World 109
Appendix: Sample Forms 131
About the Author 223