Executive Order 00-11
August 3, 2000
WHEREAS, within the Executive branch of state government, there is a recognized need for an annual employee performance review program designed to ensure that individual performance directly supports agency goals; and
WHEREAS, performance reviews encourage the efficient delivery of high-quality public services by identifying individual responsibilities, providing constructive feedback and ensuring the best use of the State's human resources; and
WHEREAS, performance reviews also benefit state employees and their employing agencies by systematically developing the skills and abilities of the State's workforce.
NOW THEREFORE, I, LINCOLN C. ALMOND, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Rhode Island hereby order as follows:
1. The Director of the Department of Administration shall design, implement, and administer an annual employee performance review program (the "Program").
This Executive Order shall become effective immediately upon the date hereof.