Assessing Your Fairness as a Manager
You can consult this job aid when you have a question about how fair you are, or if an employee complains about your fairness.
Dealing with people
How do you set goals, policies, and procedures in a way that allows people equal opportunities for success?
How do you communicate the expected level of performance in a way your direct reports will understand?
How do you give your direct reports the coaching each of them needs to achieve goals?
How do you show fairness when recognizing and rewarding direct reports in accordance with their efforts?
How much input do your direct reports have in the decision-making process?
How do you show that their opinions matter?
How much advance notice do you give employees about an important decision?
In what ways do you make the decision process transparent?
How flexible are you in your approach to applying standards?
How sensitive are you to the differences in the way your direct reports might approach meeting work standards?
How considerate are you of the diverse ways in which work can be successfully performed?
How careful are you not to let direct reports use fairness as an excuse for ignoring standards of behavior?