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Owning Reviews and Appraisals

Lead transparent, motivational and collaborative reviews and appraisals which benchmark progress

Managing Performance
Case Studies

The Capability Gap

Managers often struggle to conduct motivational appraisals which provide critical feedback and effectively set goals.

Communication skills and confidence can be lacking, resulting in ineffective conversations at best, or demotivating and confusing experiences at worst.

Handling challenging situations, such as addressing underperformance or conflict, becomes a daunting task for both parties and they can become a tick box exercise – and a huge lost opportunity. This capability gap can hinder employee development, impact morale, and impede organisational growth.

Instead managers must learn to conduct impactful appraisals, cultivating a high-performance culture and driving organisational success.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the significance of appraisals and reviews for employee and team performance and success

  • Learn how to provide balanced, valuable and motivational feedback

  • Improve goal-setting abilities that align with individual and organisational priorities

  • Develop a coaching mindset to empower employees to take ownership

  • Gain strategies to address underperformance with a future looking focus

Workshop Format

Delivery tailored to participant level

Delivery tailored to participant level

Length of session

90 mins – 3.5 hours

In person or virtual

In person or virtual

Number of participants

25 participants

Indicative Workshop Content

Planning: What do I need to prepare

EFRO coaching questioning model

Understanding Fundamental Attribution Error

Objectives Setting: Distal, Proximal, Learning and SMART

Situational Coat-hanger: Forward Looking Appraisals tool

Unforgettable Learning Experiences

Real Play

Real world, in practice
PCA’s award-winning RealPlay™ technique gives participants the opportunity to practise their new skill. 

We use real conversations from their own working lives, experienced in a safe and positive environment where mistakes and feedback are all part of the learning process.

Objective Cascade

Creating alignment and clarity
Participants link personal objectives with strategic organisational objectives, including how their function, manager and team all align.

By articulating these to their breakout group they discover how to create real clarity when setting objectives and receive invaluable peer to peer feedback.

They also learn from colleagues how others in the organisation approach objective setting, giving them a chance to find consistency as a cohort.

Forum Theatre

Build confidence in new skills
The epitome of how we help people to defy expectations. Forum Theatre is a highly immersive platform to try new skills and behaviours in a safe, supportive environment.

With real-time, constructive input from peers, we create realistic scenarios which help participants grow in stature and confidence.

Participants emerge from this session ready to create lasting change, with a renewed appreciation of the positive difference they can make.