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Unformatted text preview: E-Performance Management System: Its Implementation and Effectiveness within the United Arab Emirates Federal Government Organizations Abdulaziz N. Al-Raisi Faculty of Engineering and Computing Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, United Kingdom email@example.com Saad Amin British University in Dubai, UAE firstname.lastname@example.org Saad Tahir Richmond, The American International University in London, Queen’s Road, Richmond upon Thames TW10 6JP, United Kingdom email@example.com Abstract This paper will describe the employee E- performance effectiveness within the United Arab Emirates Federal Government Organizations as it presents an analysis of both the traditional and electronic performance management systems. Moreover, in identifying the attitudes of managers and employees towards using the electronic system, the research reveals that E-Performance Management systems have major components that dramatically affect the efficiency and effectiveness of governmental operations. It facilitates the monitoring and evaluating of employee performance by supervisors and organizations. 1. Introduction A well-defined and functional employee E- Performance Management System (E-PMS) can help any organization ensure that employees are working toward the results that matter most, and that they are developing professionally in ways that will benefit the organization. The employee E-PMS is a best practice tool that standardizes and automates related human resources functions that support an organization such as the government machinery. In any organization, performance appraisal plays an important role in the effective management of employees. Appraisal normally includes the assessment of employees’ ability to meet expected standards by achieving the roles defined in the contract of employment. Aligning employee performance to business goals, getting employees pulled in the same direction, effectively measuring their ongoing performance and inspiring ownership through self-managed accountability are possible through E-PMS. An alignment between governmental strategy and performance monitoring is now commonly regarded as good business sense. E-PMS is designed to ensure that each employee, based on previously conducted job analyses, is performing the tasks intended at the expected level to support the strategic business objectives of the organization. Effective E-performance management requires employees to be fully aware of their roles in the organization, the type of output expected, and how such output will be measured. When structured and implemented correctly, E- performance management facilitates business success by driving and fostering employee engagement with business objectives. This enables organizations to identify, plan, improve and reward performance. As employees are empowered with clearly defined performance parameters, plans and goals may be adjusted to respond to employee capability or other circumstances such as a market conditions and competitive threats. With tools to coach employees competitive threats....
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