Reward and Performance Management.
Overview This assessment requires students to assess a performance appraisal instrument utilised in performance management. This assessment contributes to the following learning outcomes: – Identify contrasting approaches to the management of organisational and employee performance. – Critically assess models of performance management and the processes through which organisations and systems develop, and reward employee performance. Details The first part of your portfolio is the instrument which will be made available on vUWS in Week 6. The second part of the portfolio is a report which reviews this instrument, specifically on the following question- s: – What are the specific types of performance management technique(s) present in the instrument ? – What are the instrument’s major strengths (250 words)? – Are there any features in the instrument that may compromise assessment, reliability and felt-fairness (300 words)? – Are there any ways in which the instrument, and the approach to performance management that it reveals, might be improved (300 words)? It is anticipated that work done in preparation for the performance portfolio will assist students commence their preparation for the compulsory question in the final exam. In compiling their report students are required to address the following criteria: – Relevance of answers to the question. – Answers consistent with word limit. – Understanding of the performance appraisal instrument and performance management practices. – Knowledge of the rationale for and implications arising from particular performance management practices.