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Reorganizing the Performance Appraisal Forms

April 16, 1999
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St. Luke's Hospital had a problem. Each of its 1325 employees received a 20-page performance appraisal. After considerable reorganizing, it reduced the page count to 13.
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How To Convert to 360-degree Reviews

April 15, 1999
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How To Convert to 360-degree Reviews
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Avoiding Errors in Performance Reviews

January 4, 1999
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Avoiding Errors in Performance Reviews
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No, You Won't Be Getting a Raise

September 1, 1998
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Excerpts from actual performance appraisals show some managers pull no punches in assessing work and character.
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Go Paperless One Sheet at a Time

November 1, 1996
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At first it sounds like a crazy idea-like some kind of pipe dream. After all, it's hard to imagine an office without paper. But when you consider all the benefits, you'll realize this is as much a business issue as it is an environmental one. And it's not as hard as it sounds. You just have to take it one step at a time.
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Positive Discipline -- Sending the Right or Wrong Message

August 1, 1996
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Today's HR professionals are required to have a vast amount of knowledge on a wide array of topics. Let Personnel Journal find the experts to answer questions on the personnel issues important to you. Your colleagues asked: How effective is
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Critical Care for Review Process

April 1, 1996
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The steering committee had the vision. The focus group provided feedback. And the implementation group made it happen. This reengineering project at St. Luke's Hospital was truly a team effort-and as a result it now enjoys the fruits of its labor: an employee appraisal process with complete user buy-in.
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Personal Style vs. Professional Appearance

February 1, 1996
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Although her skills warrant her promotion, her personal style perhaps dosen't.
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Customer Service Drives 360-Degree Goal Setting

June 1, 1995
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Companies such as Federal Express and Digital Equipment Corp. are running circles around their employees. But the good news is that by tying individual goals to customer expectations, the employees are more likely to meet their performance standards.
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Partnerships Help A Company Manage Performance

January 1, 1995
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A department at Southern California Edison has created a new form of performance review, which casts supervisors and subordinates as partners in planning future growth.
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