Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a chief executive officer.

A chief executive officer is tasked with the main responsibility of ensuring the overall success of an organization. He/she has the ultimate authority when it comes to the final decision-making process within the organization. He/she offers the leadership required to stir the organization in the right direction in meeting its objectives.

Other duties he/she can perform include; seeking advice from the broad of directors regarding various issues, formulating and implementing the strategic plan designed to give the organization direction as well as communicating and executing the company's vision and mission and evaluating the success of the organization from time to time.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

Accept constructive feedback and also be willing to give others feedback?

To engage my audience more while delivering the speech to grasp their attention.

[employee comments goal]
JUDGMENT SKILLS:

Ask questions and gather more data than needed before solving a problem

Examine in detail the opposite option that most experts are recommending as that could be the next big thing

[employee comments goal]
MANAGING AT TEAM:

Expose oneself to different social situations and work to develop own social perceptiveness and the ability to engage others in a conversation

Foster an environment where employees can get to know each other and understand others' strengths, weaknesses and communication styles

[employee comments goal]
LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

Invest in the unity of the team rather than conflict and disagreements

Don't be caught up in the small details and lose sight of the primary goals

[employee comments goal]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Do not allow jealousy to have its way at the workplace

Choose words wisely they can bring an entire company down

[employee comments goal]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

Do other things outside work such as watching TV, exercising, surfing the internet, etc. that will help forget a stressful situation at work

Learn how to replace unproductive self-talk or physical responses with "I've got this" responses

[employee comments goal]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

Learn to be clear and accurate while providing information, ask good questions and listen carefully

Brainstorm solutions or alternatives to disappointments/frustrations rather than acting out or complaining

[employee comments goal]
ENJOYMENT OF THE JOB:

Make new friends at work every day and try to develop good working relationships with people that one works with most often

Develop simple daily rituals to add to one's workday; have something to look forward to doing every day in order to improve one's feelings about own job

[employee comments goal]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

Create a system where one has a list of everything that needs to be accomplished to avoid losing track of what one's goals are

Create habits that are going to lead one down to the right path to accomplishing the committed goal or task

[employee comments goal]
GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING:

Ask team members to identify goals that are directly related to their jobs and develop action plans to help them attain those goals

Work closely with underperforming team members in order to identify where the problem is and try to solve it in order to make them more productive

[employee comments goal]

Summary

Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date: