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Performance Appraisals

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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Rank & Yank The Problems With Forced Ranking

August 3, 2001
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Brent Longnecker says hiring and retaining the right, quality people is a lot more efficient than hiring a large quantity of people to be laid off in slow times, based on ranking systems.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Determine Criteria Tying Performance To Raises

July 29, 2001
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Many companies are moving towards a competency-based system that measures employee performance against a set of core behaviors.
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Transitioning from the Appraisal Model

April 29, 2001
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HR professionals might like to propose an alternative strategy for their organizations that fulfills the same purposes as appraisal -- without its negative effect on employee morale and motivation.
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The New Thinking in Performance Appraisals

April 29, 2001
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Annual performance appraisals are falling out of favor with HR professionals. Instead, companies are turning to a process of ongoing assessment and feedback.
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Writing Effective Co-worker Comments

April 29, 2001
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Don't make accusatory, hurtful, or "personal" comments.
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