Performance Management

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

Key Behaviors
  • 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.
  • Translates new performance management policies into actionable goals for one’s own organization and holds self and others accountable to achieving the goals.
  • Develops and uses measures and rewards to enhance performance.

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