Discuss the critical issues in a performance management system.
An employee performance management system is a means to assure that every employee works in a way which is aligned with organizational goals and which assure that the employee achieve his maximum potential and productivity on the job (Aminuddin 2008). In business today, performance management system are one of the major focuses and it sales are expected to reach $2 billion on 2010 (Ariyachandra & Frolick 2008). A performance management system includes a number of elements including the training of the worker, appraisal and monitoring of the worker’s performance, setting of objectives for the individual worker, and the taking of appropriate follow-up action after the worker’s performance has been appraised (Lawler 2003). However, there still exist many critical issues in a performance management system.