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Does abolishing appraisal ratings help employee performance management?

You may recall from a year or so ago a flurry of publicity within the HR world for a number of major companies which had abandoned formal performance ratings (not, as widely misreported, appraisals) in favour of better informal performance management conversations.  Pioneers included Accenture, Netflix and Microsoft.  The thinking was that a formal rating … Continue Reading

Mishandled appraisals – the public post-mortem

On the train into London you cannot help but overhear conversations, either two or more people travelling together but still feeling the need to raise their voices, or an individual on the phone.  Whatever happened to the convention that imposing your conversation on others, especially in the morning, was quite beyond the pale? Anyway, this … Continue Reading