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The survival of an organization depends upon management’s
ability to make optimal use of an accurate, and objective performance
management system. This leaders' guide focuses on the critical
components of the performance management system. You will learn
to identify the goals and understand the benefits of an effective
performance management system utilizing two-way performance appraisal
meetings between you and your employees. Finally, you
will learn how to define effective and motivating behaviors in
performance appraisal meetings.
Obtain the highest quality management skills quickly
and cost effectively. Every leaders' guide has been designed, developed,
and written with adult learning theory and information mapping
considerations. Engaging and lively content combines an optimal
mix of case studies, charts, tips, and guidelines. Also included
are our pre- and post-program assessments, which are highly effective
tools for guiding the learning process and providing critical
evaluation. Each content page has opposing pages for notes and each leaders' guide may also be used by a facilitator or as a self-study guide for self-paced learning.
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- What are work and development plans?
- Why have work and development plans?
- What is the starting point of work and development plans?
- What are the different foci of work and development plans?
- What details should be included in work and development plans?
- What role does communication play in executing work and development
- What areas of responsibility for development do the manager
and employee share?
- How do work and development plans fit together?
Upon Completion You Will Be Able To...
- This program will give you the tools and skills to complete
a useful Work and Development document for Performance Management.
- Create a Work and Development Plan that has value to the individual
employee, the department, and the organization.
Table of Contents/Summary
This resource material has been organized for you
in the following way:
- After a brief introduction, the presentation begins with a
pre-test designed to assess your knowledge and understanding
of Performance Work and development Plans.
- Pre-Test: Work Plan/Development Plan
- Pre-Test Feedback: Work Plan/Development Plan
- Overview: Work Plan/Development Plan
- We have begun discussing the topics by focusing on work plans.
Initially, we describe what a work plan is as well as its benefits.
We continue by considering the details of a work plan. We have
included an exercise to help you develop a work plan.
- Presentation: Work Plan -- Rationale
- Diagram: A Work Plan
- Guide: Work Plan Details
- Graphic: A Work Plan -- Four (4) Steps
- Exercise: Work Plan
- The focus then shifts to development plans. While work plans
concentrate on individuals, development plans concern organizations.
We have explained the uses and benefits of development plans.
A chart outlines the traditional and contemporary models of
a development plan. Another chart illustrates the shared responsibility
between supervisor and employee for development. An exercise
allows you to consider the what and why of a development plan
with respect to your organization.
- Presentation: A Development Plan Rationale
- Chart: Work Plan and Development Plan
- Chart: Shared Responsibilities For Development
- Next the guide immediately following the exercise outlines
the four (4) steps of a development plan. A diagram explains
the components of a development plan and also its details. Finally,
an exercise allows you to construct a development plan for your
- Exercise: A Development Plan - What And Why
- Guide: A Development Plan - Four (4) Steps
- Diagram: Components Of A Development Plan
- We have concluded the material with a final diagram illustrating
how work plans and development plans fit together. We have also
included examples of both plans for your review and comparison.
- Diagram: Fitting It All Together
- Appendix: Sample Documents
- The program concludes with a summary of the important points
and a post-test which will help you check your knowledge of
- Summary: The Work Plan and Development Plan
- Post-Test: The Work Plan and Development Plan
- Post-Test Answers: The Work Plan and Development Plan
- Post-Test: The Work Plan and Development Plan
- Action Plan