Getting the Most from Performance Goals

We’ve walked you through the basic process of setting performance goals. Keep in mind that performance goals are tools to improve and manage performance. Like any tool, they do no good if they’re left in the back of the drawer to gather dust. You can buy a hammer, but unless you know how to use it, and then you use it effectively, it’s not going to be of much good.

The last chapter ended with 10 hints important for setting and using performance goals. In this chapter we’re going to provide you with essential tips and guidelines to make sure you get maximum benefits from the goals you set with your employees.

Using the Goals During the Year

Setting goals is only the first step in maximizing performance. ...

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