The five steps in the process of appraising performance, or performance management, were laid out by author and expert Dr. Pulokus. The five steps must be carried out in the following order: performance planning, ongoing feedback, employee input, performance evaluation, and performance review.
Ongoing evaluation is required because in life circumstances change. These changes usually result in effects on existing processes. The ongoing evaluation of these effects allow you to take proactive steps to insure that your processes remain relevant and effective.