The New Frontier in Performance Reviews & Development

The traditional annual performance review is increasingly under attack. School systems have long since moved away from letter grades, and Daniel Pink tells us that what we traditionally thought motivates people is all wrong. Furthermore, Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall’s “Nine Lies About Work” attacks key fundamental elements that have underscored traditional performance reviews and how to motivate and develop people. More and more managers and (just as importantly) employees are pushing back on the traditional annual evaluation and looking for new ways to ensure that employees are performing, excelling and acquiring what they and the organization need for the future. I have been working with several organizations to simplify their annual performance appraisal system to be more responsive to … Read More