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Managers who have often been promoted from a technical position must remember that
they are now the coaches; others have the responsibility of caring out the plays on the
field. The manager/coach can have the greatest effect only by assuring that the
employee/player is truly prepared for action. While the importance of training and
development is now recognized, it remains a neglected area. Beginning Employees like
the buildings and equipment of government are allowed to depreciate through an under 7 investment in maintenance (Elmore, 1991; Gray, Hall, Miller, and Shasky, 1997).
North Carolina social service employees generally perceive that training is available.
However, training is focused on current job skills and not on employee development for
Results-Oriented Performance Appraisal
Performance appraisal is used as an aid in making judgment decisions pertaining to
promotion, demotion, retention, transfer, and pay. It is also employed as a developmental
guide for training needs assessment and employee feedback. Performance appraisal also
aids with a number of more general organizational functions as a means for validating
selection and hiring procedures, promoting employee-supervisor understanding, and
supporting an organization's culture.
The environment in which welfare reform has occurred extensively involves
measurable goals and objectives. Employees perceive that these have been transferred
from the organization to individual performance appraisals.
. Employee rights and the mechanism for enforcing them (i.e., the grievance process) serve as a safeguard for assuring that employees are accorded the basic dignity that every
human being is entitled to. Like similar safety devices, we hope that we never will really
need to use them. While most organizations would prefer to do without such legal and
formal systems, reality requires them. If there were no past abuses, there would be no
need for laws proh...
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