Implementation of a Performance Management Program
Consider you are an HR manager within a relatively small
organization of approximately 65 employees. Recently, there have been a number
of concerns voiced about managing employee performance and evaluating it
against the goals of the organization. It has been a challenge to align roles
and responsibilities within the organization, and there are growing concerns
that the problem will worsen as the company continues to evolve and expand. As
a result, you have been tasked with the design and implementation of a
performance management program. Through your experience and research you have
come up with a design that you feel allows for both the consistency and
flexibility that a growing company requires in a performance management
The next hurdle involves the implementation of the program.
How long do you have to complete the implementation? Whose buy-in do you need
before the program can go live? In what order would you inform all entities of
the details of the new program? What steps could you take to ensure a
In this weekâs Assignment you will analyze the process of
implementing a performance management program within an organization.
To prepare for this Assignment, you will evaluate an
organization with which you are familiar or one that might benefit from the
implementation of a new performance management program. You may use publicly
traded organizations, if you wish, whose information is readily available on
Complete this Assignment by developing a 3- to 5-page
paper, following the guidelines below:
the organization that you have selected and explain the benefits available
to this organization in implementing a new or revised performance
the stakeholders within your selected organization, Select whose support
would be needed. Explain why their buy-in would be necessary.
the time line of sequenced steps necessary in launching, testing, and
auditing a performance management program; and explain your rationale.
Identify at which point on the time line each of the key stakeholders
should be brought into the process. (Note: Consider this as a section
within the paper, not a visual graphic.)
and describe the key steps to successfully implementing a performance