44% of managers believe a more appropriately sized workload would allow them to spend more time managing people. What does an appraisal include? Factors that would be included in the assessment of the employee: Ottawa Police Services Strategic Plan: - It just says they meet with different groups of people and they discussed the main problems. They created a strategic plan to resolve problems. ( - community/resources/One_Page_history_EN.pdf ) Ottawa Police Mission Statement - The Ottawa Police Service is committed to protect the safety and security of our communities. Strategic Use of Performance Management Data - Corporate culture - Benchmarks - Human capital potential - Current policies - Program directions - Asking for stakeholder input Monitoring Police With a Body Camera ( - cameras-cops/) 1. Pros and Cons: a. Provides accurate, objective account of every encounter with a civilian (ideally discourages misconduct and protects officers from civil complaints of brutality or corruption) b. Both civilians and cops act better c. Complaints went down
d. Use of force declined e. Will help them figure out what actually happenedi f. Privacy issues g. Unwanted scrutiny that supervisors don’t trust them 2. Are Police departments requiring these monitoring cameras: a. No Toronto police to Wear Body Cams in test project ( t_project.html ) 1. Why are they looking at cameras: can improve officer accountability and reduce force used by police. Protect good officers and citizens and capture the bad ones 2. Used as a management tool? a. They can plan, identify and decide how to go about it and write down what they will do b. After putting on the cameras they can evaluate what is happening c. Review and evaluate if it is a good method to introduce 3. What are the results of Cambridge Uni Study: 88% decline in number of complaints against police. Use of force decreased by 60%. Police Cams not “worthwhile” if police can turn it off: - They should be able to control because of privacy issues - If they can turn it off the project is useless. - Recordings taken should be kept private unless needed for an investigation Example of Police Officer’s Appraisal: examples on this link: Problems with Police Appraisals: - little/no opportunity for input - No informal feedback given on regular basis - Evaluation based on personality traits - Did not lead to improved performance - Supervisors have little training Research on Appraisals: Annual or continuous? - 72% only give annual and only 2% get an A - Many companies have been trying to get rid of annual and change to continuous feedback - 79% of executive believe in reforming the performance management is a top priority - Millenial have grown up with constant feedback and want to have more feedback and open communication in workplace
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