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Performance Appraisal Method for Training Program

Select a performance appraisal method that would be most effective to the organization's structure, and support your selection.

o Provide an overview and vision for a training and development program tailored to support organizational goals and culture.
o Create a rough draft for a career path and succession plan.

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Performance Appraisal
The organization is a research department within a regional or state governmental agency. The
department conducts research to evaluate current programs and the effectiveness of those programs,
for the populations they serve. It also conducts research on various portions of the population, to aid in
the development or proposal of new governmental policies. The department consists of human
resource personnel, department director, assistant director, department managers, project managers
and project trainers. Project managers oversee the various research projects, while field researchers
conduct the actual research and gather data. Trainers develop initial training for researchers and travel
from one researcher site to another, to address any challenges researchers may have, pertaining to data
collection tasks or any other tasks within their positions. While researchers frequently work with each
other, in terms of sharing information and dividing research tasks among themselves, project managers
can only measure their performance by productivity reports. Trainers and fellow researchers have the
best information on the performance of each member of the research team.
Given the manner in which researcher perform tasks, with minimal manager supervision, a 360 ...

Solution Summary

The plan appraisal, overview and draft for career path and succession are provided in the attached Word document. 707 words with charts and references included.