“Conducting performance appraisals with your staff should be part of your plan for employee growth and development. Your employees need to realize their role in the process as being important to the overall success of their organization. Both managers and their staff need to view PAs as a tool for promoting the benefits of a learning organization. Performance appraisals are a useful communication strategy that will result in productivity and commitment from your staff. In this course, we prepare students for introducing a performance management plan in their organization.