When it comes to performance management, the role of documentation can’t be overstated. Whether you’re drafting a written warning, a termination report or merely the details of a coaching session, you should take the view that it could be used as evidence for, or against, you in an employee lawsuit. Done right, these documents can prove your treatment was lawful and fair.
In this chapter, you'll learn:
- Why documentation matters
- Rely on performance management tools
- The impact of employment laws on performance management