It is the systematic process by which an agency involves its employees, as individuals and members of a group, in improving organizational effectiveness in the accomplishment of an agency’s mission and goals.
Plans must include at least 3 but no more than 7 performance elements
At least one element must be non-critical
At least one critical element must focus on results
Supervisors must have a critical supervisory element
“ Official” supervisors must have a separate critical EEO/CR element
“ Official” supervisors must have measures or indicators of employee and/or customer/stakeholder feedback
At least one element must align with Agency and/or Mission Area goals and objectives. The performance plan must include at least one performance element linked to the strategic goals and objectives of the organization