Christopher D. Lee, PhD, SPHR, is a human resources practitioner, lecturer, researcher, and author. Formerly a question writer for the PHR and SPHR examinations administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), he is currently a member of its Exam Forms Review Panel. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performance Conversations: An Alternative to Appraisals
The Performance Conversations® model is an innovative approach to building partnerships for successful performance between managers and employees.
If you hate performance appraisals, here is an alternative. Learn to:
- Use conversation instead of evaluation to describe and achieve great performance.
- Develop a sense of shared responsibility for performance results.
- Produce a work climate that creates and replicates success.
- Engage and empower employees using 21st-century management techniques.
The Performance Conversations® model is a structured feedback and supervision system that uses continuous dialogue and adjustments to manage work efforts, outcomes, and behaviors.