There are many tasks that a manager has to perform as their job duties. They are in charge of hiring, performance evaluation, discipline and terminations. They also have to remember that they are seen as role model so they should act accordingly at all times. The topic that I choose to talk about is performance evaluation. This hit me because I just had my evaluation done about a month ago.
Performance evaluation is important to the company you are working for as well as for the person being evaluated. During a performance evaluation you have been watched all year and now you will find out what they really think about your performance at the company you work for. The evaluation is held by your supervisor which will let you know your strengths and weaknesses, how well you interact with your co-workers, how you handle pressure and most importantly your overall performance.
The performance is used to measure multiple things. It is used to calculate a raise or even if you are a good fit for the position you are in. Your employer can decide to move you up the ladder of success; they can also choose to move you down which could place you on probation for a certain period of time. At this point they would have a meeting explaining whether you can remain employed or if they would have to be let go, or even to leave you right where you are.
The moral and ethical issues faced by managers when it comes to dealing with performance evaluation are that they do not like to do it. The managers themselves are so busy performing their own tasks that the completely forget to assess the employees. Most manages have a difficult time when it comes on to doing the performance evaluation because they really do not know. They have to discuss with other managers about the employees performance. The manager that has to conduct the meeting may not find anything wrong with a certain employee but others may have, this employee has to give the employee the bad news as a unified...