"the HR business
professional cannot be a traditional generalist.....must act as a broker of
service, a consultant to the management team, and a superb facilitator of
change, rather than a traditional H.R. manager."
to deliver, using a performance management system, improvements to
Our approach is to simplify the process of Performance
Management or Appraisal to ensure that firstly there is an understanding
of the business objectives.
Secondly to ensure that staff understand “what
is expected from them, how they are doing and how they can do better”.
Introducing or developing an Appraisal system needs
commitment and support from the top, a clear linkage to the objectives
of the organisation and a range of systems such as Communications,
Job Descriptions, Reward, Recognition to ensure that the climate
for a constructive career dialog is created.
Supporting this approach is an understanding of
the importance of Training and Development in ensuring that the Appraisal
or Performance Management system is understood by all involved.
At Bob Cunningham Associates we ensure that
the business environment is conducive to performance management by
ensuring that the HR infrastructure from Recruitment, Contract
of Employment stage onwards is compliant, robust and relevant to your
Only then would an integrated Performance Management
system be developed to meet the needs of your business.