“… you need a system that cascades a consistent message from top to bottom so that people regardless of where they are in the organization get a sense of what their goals are ...”
Ed Lawler III
Director, Distinguished Professor
Center for Effective Organizations

In building a stronger foundation that supports our Trojan family as it responds to the rapid transformation of higher education, we are introducing the first consistent performance management process for all staff across the institution.

Beginning in 2014, USC Talent Management will support the new Workday Performance Management system implementation providing:

  • Comprehensive online training
  • Workday Forums
  • Just-in-time resource tools (Developing SMART goals, Individual Development Plan (IDP), Performance Review Forms)
  • Email scripts for HR/Managers to send employees to support the Performance Management process

Reimagining Performance Management @ USC


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The Workday support website is a one-stop shop for Workday project information and resources for the user population.