Performance standards and expectations, based on an up-to-date position description, should be clearly communicated to employees at the time of appointment to their position and as they change thereafter.
Employees must encourage participating in the process by providing written comments
on the evaluation form regarding their substandard evaluation. Employees should also receive adequate training necessary to effectively perform the duties and responsibilities of their position.
The following information should be providing to each employee:
Developing Performance Standards/Expectations and Setting Goals
Completing and Submitting an Evaluation
Apart from above, the employee should be clear what is expected out of his performance, how well he is doing in his job, what skills / knowledge does he required to achieve the best of his performances, how can he contribute more in achieving the department/ organizational goal.
a)Provide timely feedback to his team members
b)Communicate the organization and department objective, mission and vision
c)Communicate their expectations in context of performance, behavior and overall objectives
d)Coach the staff on how to achieve job requirements and tasks.
Establish the right atmosphere: The environment should be appropriate for the performance review. It is preferable to choose either a close room or separate work area because Choose the right time. Look at your work schedule as well as the employee’s. Mid-morning is often considered an ideal time. Select a time other than lunch.
Be in the right frame of mind. Both of you need to be prepared mentally for the session. Set the agenda. Have the self-appraisal and appraisals from others in place. Review position description with employee in advance of evaluation with particular emphasis on the performance evaluation factors included in the description. Evaluate each performance factor independently of all other factors.
The discussion should be friendly but formal. Emphasize good performance and be specific about any unsatisfactory performance.If unsatisfactory performance noted, specify the expected corrective actions and set (duration______) to follow up.Brief your supervisor on the strong and weak performance evaluations of those employees you supervise.
Performance feedback is a type of progress reporting. It gives the supervisor the chance to clarify expectations. Performance feedback needs to be constructive in order for it to be productive.