An article in INC magazine recently reminded me that companies are still committed to annual performance reviews. One of the points of the article was that you should be able to adjust a per...
Another article by a Vistage Chair, David Belden, who indicates the work of Dr. Elliott Jaques is another reason for killing the traditional performance appraisal.
As if there is not enough evidence yet that the traditional performance appraisal is a useless and sadistic tool of management, the work of Dr. Elliott Jaques appears to put another nail in that coffin of a tribal tool used ineffectively and used simply because in many companies that's the way it's always been done.
Wow - what a great argument for continuing one of the most demotivating, life force sucking, turn-offs most employees encounter.
Instead of doing an annual performance appraisal, I agree with David Belden that the communication process around expectations and performance should be more frequent - and the goals, objectives, outcomes, and deliverables should be matched to their capability.
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