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Perfect Phrases for Performance Reviews 2/E by Douglas Max

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How to Plan, Conduct, and Write a Performance Review

Undertaking formal performance appraisals is not an activity most managers relish, but it’s an important part of the job of a manager. You have an opportunity, by reviewing performance effectively, to directly and positively affect the future productivity of your employees. Conducting an effective appraisal means more than just filling out the form your company uses, however. What goes on before you fill out the form is critical to getting the results you’re looking for.

If all you want to do is get forms filled out, skip ahead to Part Two. If you want to accomplish something worthwhile that will make your life easier, continue reading.

As part of the appraisal process in many organizations, ...

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