|What does it involve?||A meeting with managerial peers facilitated by a neutral expert (typically an HR representative) where every individual direct report’s performance rating is assessed.|
|What is discussed?||
Initial performance ratings.
Quality of evidence provided by manager.
Any feedback from other managers.
Agreement on final ratings based on discussion.
|When should the meeting be held?||At the end of the performance year.|
|How long is a typical discussion?||Approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours depending on the size of the employee population to be discussed.|
|How do we record the output of the discussion?||The facilitator documents any changes or outcomes to ratings and shares the notes from the meeting with the managers who can add/modify as necessary.|
|When do I communicate the performance rating to my direct report(s)?||After completion of the assessment process across the organisation, you may communicate the performance rating to your team.|