MLDA Home > Consulting > Performance Management Practices

Performance Management Practices
  •     How do you ensure your performance management practices are effective?
  •     How can you identify performance measures that are working at cross-purposes to other objectives?
  •     What steps can you take to enhance each position's value to the company?

MLDA believes that performance must be managed, as well as appraised. It must be dynamic, ongoing and process oriented. Traditional appraisal systems are periodic communications that provide too little value in improving an individual's effectiveness. A performance management system is not an event that occurs once or twice a year. MLDA assists companies in developing a continuous system that brings together people and the processes they manage to: evaluate outcomes; identify adjustments that clearly mean improvement; plan and implement those adjustments; and manage the process to constantly acquire new skills and knowledge, which continuously improve performance.

The performance management system should be utilized as a development tool. It must be meaningful to both the individual and the manager. With MLDA's process, the individual gains a clear definition of their role within the company and an opportunity to align personal goals with business objectives. Managers gain from the system an awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of their people and methods to increase operational efficiency. The company also gains in that it now becomes an organization comprised of high performing individuals who can continually expand the company's capacity to develop and improve.



  ©2019 M. L. Derry & Associates, Inc. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
Analysis and Assessment
Cultural and process compatibility for Mergers and Acquisitions
Impact of Informal Structures
Impact of Informal Policies
Performance Management Practices
Process Alignment and Linkage
Team Performance Analysis
Quality Program Implementation
Training Curriculum Design
Evaluation of Training Effectiveness
Curriculum Design
Management Consulting
Organizational Framework
Organization Viewed as a System
Integrated Model of Planning
Supply Chain Viewed as a System