A performance development plan or PDP is an integral part of the Performance Management System. This tool is employed to enhance the overall performance of employees and the management mechanism of the enterprise. PDP is employed to navigate the gaps, and fields that require improvement, establish goals, gauge the progress toward objectives and goals, and develop a strategy to gain coveted outcomes.
Performance development planning is organized on a quarterly basis which coincides with the performance reviews held quarterly. This enables employees and managers to backtrack the progress and introduce necessary changes and adjustments. The PDP process allows the identification of organizational goals which are significant to its growth and success.
A manager is the one who leads this process, reviews employee performance, and makes recommendations to support employees in optimizing their personal performance strategies. To render the PDP meetings highly effective, the following steps are followed: