7 Following Up After the Performance Appraisal Meeting

With this chapter we begin the React stage of the Plan-Do-Check-React performance management cycle presented in Chapter 1. This chapter also finishes the Check stage and begins the Plan stage again—only better.

How the activities discussed in this chapter—diagnosing performance problems, discussing performance improvement, planning for personal development, and setting objectives for the next evaluation period—are handled depends on the organization and the work unit. Some of these activities may be included in the performance appraisal meeting, depending on the performance appraisal procedures at your organization.

These activities are discussed here as forming the agenda for another meeting, ...

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