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Forced Ranking - A Good Thing for Business?

June 20, 2002
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A look at the pros and cons of this controversial way of managing performance. Also, learn what types of organizations for which forced ranking is best -- and worst.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can Managers Deal With Appraisals With No Merit Pay

June 13, 2002
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They should be candid about the company’s performance and try to focus on issues besides compensation that are of importance to employees.
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Pros and Cons of Performance-Appraisal Rating Systems

May 5, 2002
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Each option communicates a different message and has a different outcome.
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Pros and Cons of Performance-Appraisal Rating Systems

April 21, 2002
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Each option communicates a different message and has a different outcome.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can We Evaluate The Technical Proficiency Of Software Designers

March 31, 2002
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Evaluate their performance against several measures, including quantity, quality, timeliness, and cost.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Are Peer Reviews Used For Compensation

March 6, 2002
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Peer review usually is not a common way of measuring performance. It is more prevalent in organizations where there is a culture of openness, teamwork and cooperation.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can We Evaluate The Technical Proficiency Of Software Designers

February 27, 2002
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Evaluate their performance against several measures, including quantity, quality, timeliness, and cost.
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Travelers Insurance Revs Up Performance

November 18, 2001
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Building competency management into performance reviews and training can pay dividends.
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Better Performance Reviews, Great Results

November 2, 2001
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Rather than conducting annual performance marathons, Bristol-Myers' new program concentrates on ongoing appraisals.
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Six Steps to Successful Performance Appraisals

October 26, 2001
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Managers often dread performance appraisals like the plague, but – done correctly – they can actually be enjoyable and productive.
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