Organizational performance management (OPM) is an emerging organizational concept and management practice that includes many different systematic approaches an organization can use to arrive at the level of desired performance.

You are, no doubt, familiar with the annual employee performance appraisal. Typically, the employee is self-rated and then supervisor-rated to a set of expectations that reflect organizational mission, goals, objectives, values, roles, responsibilities, and competencies. This appraisal is used to make a decision about the employee, such as continuation of employment, raise in salary, promotion, or professional development and training. The key elements of employee appraisals are 1) identification of the criteria and ...

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