Performance Management

Develops and implements strategies that optimize individual performance within the organization.

Key Behaviors:

  • Develops and uses measures and rewards to enhance performance
  • Translates new performance management policies into actionable goals for one?s own organization and holds self and others accountable to achieving the goals
  • Customizes an organizational approach to performance management by balancing the organization?s unique cultural characteristics and constraints with performance management policy
  • Holds self and others accountable for complying with performance management policy and procedures
  • Sets clear, well-defined performance outcomes and tracks progress
  • Establishes means of measuring performance and objectives
  • Seeks performance feedback from supervisors, peers, and subordinates
  • Addresses performance problems promptly
  • Provides regular, on-going performance feedback to others

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.