How to make KPI for blue collar technical employees in manufacturing plant

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asked 7 years ago

We have 2500 employees of various nationalities at Emirates Steel
The corporate goal is defined and clear uptil Section Head line however below that it is bit challenging since the job is very routine and team base.
We are implementing PMS online for the first time and need to set appropriate criteria for the blue collar to be measure in their annual performance with simplility and easy to guage their productivity.

1 Answers
Aleksey Savkin Staff answered 7 years ago

Hi Omar,
Thank you for your question. As far as you have described the top level goals are defined. In your case the first challenge are not the KPIs, but the alignment between top level goals and employee level goals. Try building a strategy map (here is a how-to article on this topic) for lower levels to see how their goals contributes to the top level goals.
If you could share more details about the goals/challenges, I could probably share a more specific advise.

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