A well-intentioned idea, performance reviews have become perfunctory exercises devoid of meaning that produce little to no value in terms of increasing engagement and raising performance. One, they look backward.
Why do we assume that the person is the problem? When we focus on the person we are saying that their engagement and performance are totally up to them.
That is simply not the case; and, it lets the leader off the hook. Engagement and performance levels are impacted by the actions of leadership.
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Does the person have the level of clarity they need? Do they understand the vision and mission of the organization and the team? Do they know what they are responsible for and being held accountable to deliver? Do they have the resources they need? Are they seeing high engagement and high performance modeled by their leaders? Low engagement and poor performance are, more times than not, a symptom of poor leadership and not a sign of a lacking aptitude on the part of the person undergoing a performance review. If we use The Five Practices as a starting point, we can reimagine the performance review process as Contribution Management and engage people in a way that truly Encourages the Heart.
We can Enable Others to Act through regular coaching conversations focused on the future rather than the past. We can develop a culture that not only allows but also encourages people to Challenge the Process.
We can own our responsibility to Model the Way more fully when we engage to help people make a bigger and more impactful contribution. We can Inspire a Shared Vision by changing the way we engage to lead. We are in the process of working with one of our enterprise clients to imagine and roll out a Contribution Management process like the one described here. Senior leadership wanted a process more aligned with the culture they have worked so hard to create. They are radically Challenging the Process! The change of this important people process was a logical and vital next step.
The people manager uses a coach approach inquiry and feedback to help team members understand organizational and team goals and articulate what projects, assignments, and tasks the team member is looking to contribute to in the upcoming six months.
Both the leader and team member share responsibility for contributing positive results. And both share responsibility for how each are developing in order to make the best contribution possible. Success in this next frontier depends on our ability to shift our mindset and build a leader as coach skill set. It peaks in toddlers and adolescents. In this post, we will discuss….
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