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The effectiveness of performance management and appraisal systems, from the employee perspective, in Healthy Pharmaceuticals.

Walsh, Sarah (2010) The effectiveness of performance management and appraisal systems, from the employee perspective, in Healthy Pharmaceuticals. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

With 2004 CIPD survey finding that over 87% of all organisations, from across the sectors taking part in some form of formal performance management system with 43% of these linking the performance appraisals to some for of performance related pay for a variety of different reasons it is important to have an effective system in place that sets objectives and goals for employee that will aid the organisation in achieving the overall goals and objectives.

This research establishes how the employees, line managers and HR Business Partner at one of the worlds leading pharmaceuticals companies feel about the system that is in place in the organisation.

The research identifies what methods are used in preparation for appraisals by the line manager and employee, how the goals and objectives are determined and how SMART the goals and objectives are and how effective the line manager, employee and Human Resource Business Partner deem the process to be.

The means of collecting this data included a survey distributed amongst a sample population of the organisation, a focus group with the line managers of various departments and an interview with the HR Business Partner.

The researcher makes some recommendations that if implemented should help with aligning the performance system with the future needs of the organisation.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
Divisions: School of Business > Management Report M.A. Human Resource Management
Depositing User: SINEAD CORCORAN
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 13:58
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2015 11:18
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/511

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