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Performance Goal Setting and Performance Measurement

People like to know how they are performing. You can develop an effective performance goal setting and performance measurement system that gives them this information. Find out how to establish performance goal setting and performance measurement systems in your organization.

Take Those Numeric Ratings and - Make Them Motivational
Numeric ratings are one of the most abused components of any measurement and assessment system. Among other things, they make people angry, destroy working relationships, make one employee judge another, and create an uncomfortable environemnt. Here's how to make your numeric rating system work.

Inspirational Quotes for Business and Work About Goals
Looking for an inspirational quote for work about goal setting, goals, or dreams. I have shared some of my favorites here.

Performance Development Planning
Are you looking for the process that provides the heart of your performance management system? You've found it. The Performance Development Planning (PDP) process enables you and the people who report to you to identify their personal and business goals that are most significant to your organization's success.

Beyond Traditional SMART Goals
Once upon a time, in a business world that seems remote, SMART goals (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-based) were enough to support business success. No more. Goal setting is the foundation for success. It is time, however, in today's business environment, to expand the meaning of SMART goals. And, perhaps, one word per letter is no longer enough to define a useful acronym.

You Get What You Request and Reward
Performance management encompasses the important people issues in your organization. Performance management includes the entire relationship you have with the people you employ. Performance management is a whole work system that begins when you define a job. Learn more.

Take Those Numeric Ratings and ... Make Them Motivational
Numeric ratings are one of the most abused components of any measurement system. They make people angry, destroy fragile working relationships, make one employee judge another, and create an uncomfortable situation for both the rater and the person whose work is being rated. The wonder to me, the way most rating systems are designed, is why you would expect anything different from their use.

The Awesome Power of Goal Setting
Heed the advice offered by Lewis Carroll’s Cheshire Cat, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, and Stephen Covey. When you begin your new year with solid direction and desired outcomes in mind, you set yourself up for awesome success. The new year is a beginning, so new goals and resolutions fuel your thoughts. These tips will help you achieve your goals...

Build a Values-Based Organization
Does the environment of your workplace motivate, excite and retain employees? To ensure that it does, create a workplace with a foundation firmly based on your core values. Learn more in this article from Susan Heathfield, the About HR Guide.

Performance Goal Setting
Jack Zigon, one of the world’s experts in performance management and performance goal setting, offers a site that is rich in free information about goals for specific jobs, and links within the performance management and other human resource fields.

Performance Measurement Discussion Group
Not too active, but once in awhile sparks interesting discussion relative to performance measurement. Sponsored by Jack Zigon's Performance Group.

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