CIPD Assessment Activity 3PRM: Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management

Assessment Brief

Activity 1: The Managing Director of your organisation has requested the HR department to provide a report for the Board which outlines the links between organisational performance, reward and motivation. You have been asked to write the report, and include the following:

1. A description of the purpose of performance management and its relationship to business objectives.

2. An explanation of the key components of performance management.

3. An explanation of how performance management processes can affect staff motivation.

4. Clarification of the purpose of reward within a performance management system.

5. An exploration of the components of an effective total reward system and how a total reward system links to performance management.

6. An identification and explanation of at least five factors that need to be considered when managing performance.

7. A description of the various items of data that are needed within a performance and reward management system.

8. An examination of the frequency, purpose and process of performance reviews.

Activity 2 (a) You should conduct a performance review meeting. This should be either within your own organisation or through an observed role play. This must be observed and evaluated by an independent person such as a work manager, assessor or tutor. (b) Provide short a written reflective review (about 250 words), outlining the strengths and weaknesses of your handling of the performance review meeting, and the learning points and actions for you when undertaking such meetings in the future.