1. Determine why organizations can have higher productivity when top managers encourage supervisors to set goals, assess performance, and provide feedback to employees. Support your answer with examples. Then, describe the experience you have had with performance appraisals and how your performance has been influenced by them.
2. From the e-Activity, rate the importance of measuring performance and providing an opportunity for feedback. Support your position.(e-Activity: Go to businessballs’ Website and review the information regarding performance appraisals, located at http://www.businessballs.com/performanceappraisals.htm. Be prepared to discuss
3. Imagine you are working at an ice cream shop. It is the middle of summer, the shop’s busiest season, and the electricity goes out during a storm. Rank the actions that you should take in order of importance, as your performance will be measured regarding your immediate actions.
4. Assess the advantages and / or disadvantages of having more than one source of performance measurement within a company. Support your position with examples. Of the performance measurement sources you provided, select one that you believe your current or previous company could benefit from and explain why.