Performance Management

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the connection between individual performance and organizational achievement. Topics include aligning individual objectives with organizational objectives, motivation, performance appraisal, coaching, and rewarding successful performance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Contrast expectations of performance that reflect different countries and cultures.
  • Evaluate the performance management processes that are common in different countries and cultures.
  • Determine individual and group objectives necessary to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Build the process for communicating expectations to individuals and groups.
  • Specify the qualitative and quantitative means for assessing performance.
  • Propose appropriate reward systems to support the achievement of the desired outcomes.
  • Design a process for holding individuals and groups accountable for their performance levels.
  • Evaluate the ethical issues associated with specific performance management decisions.

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School of Business and Management

“Our business and management programs equip students with the knowledge and tools needed to lead their organizations and stay competitive in the job marketplace.”
School of Business and Management
Asya W.
Class of 2009