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Contemporary Performance Issue Through Performance Appraisal : A New Role of Hrm

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Managing. Contemporary Performance Issue through performance appraisal : A new role of HRM


Commuting is a perfect example of a contemporary performance issue, “traffic congestion can steal valuable time from employees’ personal lives” The typical employee is concerned with the time lost in commuting to work and not spent at home with their family. The family could be spouse, children, pets, parents, siblings etc.…If your everyday lifestyle started with the concern and time wasted just for commuting to and from work, you already started the day with a strike against you. In the past, this was not an issue with the employer. The employer was concerned with what they had control over at the workplace, if you had other problems, leave them at the door. Lately, it has been pointed out that more can be done for the employee in the field of Human Resources (HR). For example, instead of open parking for everyone at the work place, initiate a preferred parking area for those using some type of car pool. This encourages a social environment to and from work, as well as relieving some employee stress. If all of the employees are in some type of rotating pool, then an extra load of stress is being relieved from some of the employees all of the time, or all of the employees some of the time. Either way you look at it, you can hope to see an increase in concentration and performance.

This paper focus at human resource a comparative study of the employee performance in the organization considering the contemporary issues like employee performance evaluation process, including goal setting, performance measurement, regular performance feedback, employee recognition, and documentation of employee progress, ensures this success.. The finds of which is use as research base to further investigate with the causes and its effects of contemporary human resource problems of performance improvement planning, numeric rating and even employee involved in performance issues.

Keywords : performance management, performance evaluation, feedback, employee progress

1.0 Introduction

Performance management is the systematic process by which an agency involves its employees, as individuals and members of a group, in improving organizational effectiveness in the accomplishment of agency mission and goals.

Employee performance management includes:

* Planning goals and setting expectations,

* Continually monitoring performance,

* Developing the capacity to perform,

* Periodically assessing performance in a summary fashion, and


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