Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a manager of business development and new technology.

The Manager of Business Development and New Technology is responsible for building market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing business relationships.

The principal duties of this role are improving hiring and retention in the company, identifying trendsetter concepts by researching industry and related performances, publications and announcements, locating and proposing potential business deals by contacting potential partners, tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments, screening potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, developing negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations, examining risks and potentials, estimating business partners needs and goals, protects organizations value by keeping information confidential.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

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


  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


Give awards and offer direct praise on a regular basis when an employee does exemplary work or exceeds performance goals

Avoid taking part in workplace drama or unnecessary gossip in order to become a positive influence to other employees

[employee comments goal]

Seek to improve that which does not please the supervisors

Think creatively of new ways to solve upcoming problems in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Create a personal mission statement that conveys one's core values and defines why one has to meet specific goals

Arrive to work early in order to get enough time to arrange the day's commitments and avoid missing deadlines

[employee comments goal]

Get to know where a person wants to be in the future and how badly he/she needs to get there in order to know how much effort is needed in persuading

Modify implementation plans so that the initiative at hand appears appealing and attracts more potential supporters

[employee comments goal]

Take part in making changes in policies to eliminate unfair elements

Constantly remember that everyone deserves equal, fair, and just treatment

[employee comments goal]

Rely on only the tested and proven forecasting tools to increase accuracy

Develop better strategies for getting the latest information about current trends

[employee comments goal]

Encourage others to appreciate and experience different ways of doing things

Attend and promote group meetings and events that include people from different cultures

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn new procedures and encourage others to undergo training on new procedures

Set clear objectives when initiating process improvement efforts and always identify processes that fall within the context of business goals

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in learning how to operate modern electronic devices

Show more willingness to learn how to keep computers and mobile devices secure, and free from unauthorized access

[employee comments goal]

Constantly use the internet to search for information easily and encourage others to do so

Learn to ask for assistance when faced with challenges related to new technology trends

[employee comments goal]


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


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:

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