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Unformatted text preview: Performance Evaluation Assignment Purpose: To write a clear, well constructed annual performance evaluation of an employee, providing enough information to determine whether he should receive a raise (and how much) and what goals he should strive for in the future. Student Objective: To gain experience determining appropriate details to include when evaluating an employee’s performance; to practice writing for multiple audiences in a sensitive and constructive way. The Situation: Derrek Fryar completed his first year with the company in August. It is now time for you to do his annual evaluation to determine whether he should get a raise and how much he should receive. Please bear in mind: a five percent raise is considered good. You are provided with the following information from Fryar’s personnel file: 0 Fryar has participated in fourteen marketing projects over the last year. In two of those projects he was recognized for his contributions during the team’s decision-making process; included in his personnel file are memos from Philip Best (January 14, 2017) and Martha Staves (July 9, 2017) that commend his marketing skills on those occasions. 0 Fryar missed team meetings on September 2, 2016, and March 16, 2017. 0 Fryar gave a lecture at the Wharton School of Business to graduate students on current directions in marketing on August 4, 2017. o Fryar has had team members describe him as being abrasive and abrupt during team meetings. o On December 30, 2016, Fryar worked with a team until nearly dawn the next day to handle an emergency damage-control session for client Delco Electronics. The team was commended for their dedication by the CEO of Delco Electronics in a formal letter. Writing Task: Write Derrek Fryar’s annual evaluation for the period September 2016-August 2017, indicating his strengths, areas for improvement and recommendations on whether he should receive a raise or not, and how much he deserves. Directions: 0 Use memo format, addressed to Helen Burns, HR Director. 0 Keep the evaluation to one page only. 0 SPELL CHECK!!! Evaluation: Use good business thinking before you print your final copy. Do not say anything that could result in a libel or slander lawsuit. I will be looking for the strategy and format discussed in class. ...
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