Yet there are expectations of each employee the

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Yet there are expectations of each employee. The Federal Bureau of Prisons starts employees with a one-year probationary period. During the probationary period the supervisor has the task of leading and guiding the employee through the various job functions. Once this time has ended the supervisor evaluates the employees’ job performance and conduct. If the employee has favorable results his/her appointment will become permanent. The employee evaluations are based upon the BOP's overall mission and purpose. Leaders are encouraged to evaluate the Units accomplishments and
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Running Head: Analysis of the Agency’s Policies, Procedures, and Plans Regarding Unions, Individual Accomplishments which contribute to the unit. Lastly, the expected accomplishments are the guidelines for performance elements. Successful employees can take part in an awards program which is established to encourage employees to improve Government operations and reward superior performance. The program focuses on ideas and performance to provide personal recognition and rewards for contributing the employee’s contribution. Awards ultimately improve the employee's opportunities for advancement because awards are considered positively for a promotion. Recommendations for Improving Productivity and Performance Evaluation The federal bureau of prisons can be a fast and hostile environment to work in. It is a twenty four hour nonstop facility. The agency only offers three shifts for employees to work within. The agency should consider allowing employees to make their forty hours one three to four days per week. That will allow employees and opportunity to relieve stress, spend time with family, and attend to other business matters. Offering more flexibility in the schedule can be a benefit towards increasing employee performance. The agency should also consider contributing more towards employee retirement. The agency currently contributes one percent to the employees six percent of contribution. Contributing more to the retirement may evoke a feeling in the employees that the organization does appreciate their years of service and is willing to compensate them for their time. Lastly, the organization should consider allowing employees to set their own goals that they would like to accomplish on the job. Allowing employees to put their career goals on file with the organization will give the employee something to work towards and the employer and opportunity to help the employee develop.
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Running Head: Analysis of the Agency’s Policies, Procedures, and Plans Regarding Unions,
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  • Winter '12
  • terrell
  • Trade union, Federal Bureau of prisons, Independent agencies of the United States government, Agency’s Policies

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