An agency shall conduct, at a minimum, the following performance review procedure for eligible employees:

(1) Individual Performance Plan. The supervisor and the employee shall have an initial discussion for the purpose of explaining and clarifying the performance management process, defined work outcomes and behavioral expectations for which performance shall be reviewed, and the expected performance necessary to maintain or achieve an acceptable rating. Defined employee work outcomes and behavior expectations shall be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant to the strategic objective of the employee's state agency or division and time sensitive.
(2) Periodic Reviews. Supervisors shall provide periodic reviews of performance to provide constructive feedback, discuss means of enhancing performance results and, if appropriate, to discuss the consequences of unsatisfactory performance. Employees shall receive a minimum of two (2) periodic reviews during the review cycle or as prescribed by the Commissioner.
(3) Annual Review. Employees shall receive an annual written review of the expected performance standards at the end of the performance cycle.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-05-.03
(For history prior to January 2, 1988, see pages 1-2 in the Introduction at the beginning of the chapters.) Repeal and new rule filed November 18, 1987; effective January 2, 1988. Amendment filed January 8, 1991; effective May 1, 1991. Repeal and new rule filed December 14, 2010; effective May 31, 2011. Repeal and new rule filed July 5, 2012; effective October 3, 2012. Amendments filed February 7, 2017; effective May 8, 2017. Amendments filed May 17, 2019; effective 8/15/2019.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 8-30-104, 8-30-105, and 8-30-313.

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