The First-time Manager's Guide to Performance Appraisals

The First-time Manager's Guide to Performance Appraisals

Book - 2008
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Conducting performance appraisals can be a daunting prospect, especially for new managers. With the same brand of accessible and sage advice readers have come to rely on from The First-Time Manager , this helpful guide provides straightforward, useful information that will enable anyone to take on this important task with confidence and skill. Filled with ready-to-use tools including sample dialogues, phrases, and documents, as well as plenty of useful tips, The First-Time Manager's Guide to Performance Appraisals shows readers how to:

review an employee's past performance * prepare for the face-to-face meeting * assess how successful the employee has been at meeting goals * set new objectives * help develop career plans * evaluate performers at every level * understand the importance of coaching and counseling throughout the year * write up the appraisal and use ratings * follow up effectively

This book is an essential resource for managers who want to get the most from the performance appraisal process . . . and from their people.

Publisher: New York : AMACOM, c2008
ISBN: 9780814474402
Branch Call Number: 658.3125 ART
Characteristics: x, 166 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: American Management Association


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