Performance Reviews

IBM Sets a New Checkpoint
For IBM Corp. employees, performance review time may come with a little less hand-wringing as the global technology and consulting company tapped into its workforce for ideas on how to make a better review system. 

6 Things To Do Instead of Performance Appraisals
Aubrey Daniels' Blog
The season for the performance appraisal—a dreaded but time-honored staple of business culture for 80 years—is upon us again. 

Performance Appraisals: Resist the Temptation and Do These 6 Things Instead
Talent Management
Traditional performance reviews are unhelpful and unwanted, so trade them in for a new method.

It’s Time to Ditch Year-End Performance Reviews

Talent Management

It's almost that time of year. Managers and their teams are gearing up for a familiar holiday tradition: end-of-year performance appraisals.

Performance Reviews: Why Bother?

Bloomberg Business Week
Unsurprisingly, hauling people into a conference room and rating them on a numerical scale isn’t a popular practice. A 1997 national survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that only 5 percent of employees were satisfied (42 percent were dissatisfied) with their companies’ review process.