What is the purpose of performance management systems within an organization? What are some ethical concerns of performance management systems? How can a human resource management (HRM) department ensure a performance management system is ethical?
According to this article, performance management is the process of creating a work environment or setting in which people are enabled to perform to the best of their abilities. For example, the implications of this include maintaining a system of ethics, with respect to performance appraisal within the context of human resource management, and that to abandon or abuse the performance appraisal process is a breach of business ethics.