Leadership Essentials: Managing Performance
Performance management is an ongoing process where you and your team work together to plan, monitor and review individual work outcomes, future goals, and development needs. Achieving leaders set clear expectations, monitor performance, and give feedback. Individual outcomes contribute to team goals and the overall goals of the business.
‘Leadership Essentials: Managing Performance’ provides an overview of why managing performance is essential for leadership capability and includes ‘Top Tips’ on how you can use performance management to become a better leader.
The Essentials leaflet is supported by three Spotlights that look at aspects of managing performance in more detail to help you improve your leadership skills:
- Performance Review
- Managing Underperformance
- Setting Objectives
"Managing the performance of employees is a continuous process. It involves making sure that employee performance contributes to both team goals and those of the business as a whole. The aim is to continuously improve the performance of individuals and that of the organisation."
How to manage performance
"Underperformance may have a variety of causes and some of them may be outside the individual employee’s control. It is therefore important to discuss any problems carefully with employees so that practical solutions can be agreed"