Roles within Performance Appraisals

The simplest form of performance appraisals involves two individuals – the manager and the employee. Both individuals need to adopt clear roles from which certain advantages emerge.
a. Manager’s Role in Performance Management
• Set Objectives with Employees
• Manage Rewards and ensure Fair Compensation for a level of Job Performance
• Offer Accurate, Timely, Regular & Specific Feedback
b. Advantages to Managers
Through Performance Appraisal, Managers can:
• Translate business goals into individual job objectives and standards
• Monitor performance and offer feedback
• Communicate and seek agreement on objectives
• Coach employees on how to achieve their performance objectives
• Identify employees strengths and weaknesses
• Generate and agree development plans to best serve the organizations and individual needs

c. Employee’s Role in Performance Management

• Set Objectives with Manager
• Improve Performance
• Be actively involved in their Development
d. Advantages to Employees
Through Performance Appraisals, Employees can:
• Openly discuss performance with managers
• Be provided with a development tool
• Reinforce and sustain performance
• Improve existing performance
• Determine career progression goals
• Identify training needs
• Link rewards to performance