300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:
A structured performance management system is an important part of a company’s strategy. Performance management systems provide a means for a company to evaluate the work of its employees. It is one of the ways that employees are coached, developed, and assessed for promotion. One of the biggest concerns with performance management systems is how to make them fair to all employees. With your fellow classmates, please discuss the following:
- In your opinion, what makes a legal, fair, and ethical performance management system?
- Provide an example of a method for evaluating an employee. Explain why you would recommend it.
- As a manager, how would you successfully discuss a performance appraisal with an employee?