Study on Line Managers’ Competence-Based Abilities of Performance Management
The line manager, playing a role to promote and implement the performance management system, is the key to system’s success. A line manager’s ability to manage performance determines the level of subordinates’ performance, and then influences the efficiency of performance management system. This paper first gave the definition of ability to manage performance for a line manager, and then according to the Gallup’s research, pointed out the competence characteristics for line managers’ abilities to manage performance, which involves communication capacity, encourage ability, authorizing and coaching capability. Line managers possessing higher level of abilities to manage performance can stimulate the performance potential of subordinates, enhance the work performance of subordinates, and then improve sector and organization performance.
Zhu Zhilin & Patrick Wang
M. Y. Li and Y. Z. Liu, "Study on Line Managers’ Competence-Based Abilities of Performance Management", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 40-41, pp. 820-824, 2011