The need for
improved performance, simple, frequent and effective ways to
evaluate performance, and more coaching and targeted development
of all staff is today's central performance management
This need has never
been more apparent as organizations have realized
that a lack of leadership has left performance management
systems in tatters with calls to transform the way performance
The centerpiece of
most performance management systems – the annual review – has
been discredited and with its usefulness in question has come a
call for a more effective approach.
Today's answer is
Management (APM) is a radically new way to help people in the
workplace move beyond traditional methods for planning,
supporting, and assessing performance.
As the workplace
grows significantly more collaborative, social, and fast-paced
the need for change becomes even greater.
The annual review,
absence of feedback, and lack of timely support are all being
replaced by a new agile approach -- one that
emphasizes coaching, feedback, and the timely collection and
sharing of performance metrics.
It's the "new way" and it's designed to give you what every
performance management system should -- the best chance to