Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management : Michael Armstrong :Book Description - ISBN 31 Pages This free eBook will provide you with a firm understanding of the principles behind performance management as well as practical advice for completing each stage of the appraisal process. Chapter 1 - Performance Management Cycle Even if your organization provides a manual describing the appraisal process it is unlikely to explain fundamental principles behind performance management. This often leaves managers feeling they have little support and guidance in this crucial area. Chapter 2 - OSCAR Principles of Performance Management As a manager there are certain things you can do within the appraisal process to help you maximize engagement and encourage your team to attain high levels of performance. You can use the mnemonic OSCAR to help you to remember these behaviors and incorporate them into the appraisal process. Once set, the goals must then be monitored and feedback given to the individual to ensure that the goals are attained. Chapter 4 - Matching Competencies to Roles As part of your information gathering, you need to include and note your observations of the competencies an individual displays.
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Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management addresses all areas of performance management, from performance pay and giving feedback to managing underperformers and having difficult conversations, so organizations can optimize staff performance. This fully updated and restructured 6th edition analyzes traditional as well as the latest developments in performance management including the shift from ratings and annual reviews. Veteran HR expert Michael Armstrong examines where these new approaches should be embraced and where traditional methods of performance management may be preferable. Packed with examples, exercises, checklists and new case studies from organizations such as Microsoft, IBM and Expedia, this book remains the most authoritative and engaging textbook on performance management. Supporting online resources for Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management include an instructor's manual, a student's manual, lecture slides, a glossary of terms and a literature review. Michael Armstrong.
Managing staff performance is an effective mechanism for developing both staff and organizational growth. By clarifying an organization's objectives, translating these into clear individual goals and reviewing these goals regularly, performance management provides a well-structured and effective management tool. In the completely updated fifth edition of Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management, Michael Armstrong considers the latest developments in this area, and how these can be applied to managing staff for increased performance. The new edition includes guidance on degree feedback and the results of a far-reaching e-reward survey of performance management practices in organizations. Ideal for practitioners and students alike, Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management is aligned to the CIPD standards for Performance Management and so is ideal for those working towards the intermediate and advanced level qualifications. It remains the most authoritative and engaging textbook on performance management.