Harvard Business School Publishing. “Alternatives to the Annual Performance Review.” Harvard Management Update, February 2000.
Companies can get rid of those troublesome yearly evaluations if they really want to. But it isn’t an easy move to make. Managers have to change some fundamental assumptions about what really produces high performance. Companies have to work with employees differently on a variety of fronts, from feedback to compensation.
Harvard Business School Publishing. “Is There Any Good Way to Criticize Your Coworkers?” Harvard Management Communication Letter, March 2000.
Criticism is a part of all of our work lives. We see it as negative, painful, and uncomfortable both to give and to receive. ...