Lesson 7 – Question 1
While employees and managers often put off performance evaluations, there are many reasons why such evaluations are beneficial to all concerned. Identify and discuss three of these reasons.
Lesson 7 – Question 2
While individual performance evaluations are the norm in most organizations, the use of teams suggests that team performance evaluations may have value in the health care industry. What are three reasons why team performance evaluations may have merit?
Lesson 7- Question 3
Management by Objectives was very popular a number of years ago but seems to be out of favor currently. However, there is still merit in connecting the strategic goals of the organization with individual performance evaluations. Identify and discuss three reasons why MBO may still have value.
Lesson 7 – Question 4
The text addressed the SMART system for performance evaluations. What is the SMART system? Do you agree that it is valuable and if so, why?
Lesson 7 – Question 5
In Chapter 11 of the book Managing Human Resources, Fahey discusses HR within the context of physician group practices. Identify and discuss three areas of HR where medical groups may be different from other health care organizations.