Performance goals used in the workplace include improving productivity to reach a certain level, ensuring employees perform the tasks the organization hired them to do, and increasing job satisfaction. Performance goals ... More »

Some examples of development goals include developing efficient skill-sets to realize the aims of workplace projects and improving performance by refining productive behaviors. Working closely with other employees on mut... More »

One way to show initiative at work is to invest time and energy into performing current job tasks extremely well. Employers value workers who show dedication to their job by doing things such as working extra hours to en... More »

A September 2011 article in the New York Times written by a professor at Harvard Business School and an independent researcher points out that job satisfaction of employees has a profound effect on productivity. When emp... More »

Employers typically perform employee evaluations by meeting with the employees and reviewing all relevant records that show the employees' overall performance and productivity. They analyze the employees' personnel file ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

Employers have the right to discipline or terminate employees for lack of productivity and for bad performance, as well as the right to terminate employees who set up competing businesses, advises Forbes. Employers also ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

Examples of self-assessments include questions that gauge the effectiveness of an employee's actions within the workplace, whether or not he is meeting his goals and his manager's goals and if he feels he is spending his... More »