An angle of Interpretation on PMS
PMS should more focus on development needs of employees which we can call it as
Training Need Identification (TNI). The PMS system should be able to show the
progression status of identified development needs. This will enable employees to
understand the importance of PMS which is unlike typical appraisal process in the
organisation.Generally; PMS has become a system to manage self-performance.
Majority of our HR colleagues spend time to administer PMS rather than improvement
of the same. So, technically, when we (HR) talk about PMS, we are saying how we are
doing things under the umbrella of PMS (which are instructed) wherein we are unable to
catch the attention on performance improvement mechanisms.
So, How many of us are thinking to work towards a system that is nurturing the in house
talent and enabling skill up-gradation? Do we think that our existing PMS system is
aligned to meet the expectations of employees? It is very important to think about
reengineering PMS today especially when we have influx of Generation Y in the
Deepak K Sharmah
An HR Enthusiast