How to…. prepare good objectives and hold an effective objective-setting discussion
Draft a strong set of objectives and prepare for an effective objective-setting discussion
Effective objective setting is a collective endeavour between the manager and their employees.
Managers can use this guide to support them in preparing good objectives for their employees. Following our checklist managers can draft objectives and prepare for an objective-setting discussion by focusing on:
- Setting priorities
- Identifying individual needs
- Revisiting recent objectives and setting new ones
- Meeting with employees to dicuss and agree objectives together
- Record and monitor objectives in a dedicated tool
The guide also offers insight into what are SMART objectives and how to include the SMART framework in your employee objective setting.