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Phase 1: Goal Setting

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Set clear goals to reach your destination.

Setting goals is a collaborative process. Managers and employees must work together to develop and align team and individual goals to the organization's top priorities. Set clear, concrete, and connected expectations about results and behaviors to foster a partnership for a successful year.

Goal Setting Workflow 

Infographic showing the GPS goal planning process flow. Employee and manager meet to agree on goals/responsibilities, Employee enters goals into goal plan and submits for approval, Manager approves goal plan from employee, Employee manages goals/responsibilities during the review period

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System Tools

GPS 5-Point Rating Resources

GPS Simplified Form Resources


Program Tools



Systems Tools

GPS 5-Point Rating Resources

GPS Simplified Form Resources

Other Resources