The Case for Ditching Appraisals By Michael Strand
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head... It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn’t.
—A. A. Milne, author of the internationally best selling “Pooh” series, dramatist, novelist, and humorist
When something doesn’t work, we usually want to fix it. Performance appraisals are an excellent example. For many organizations and HR professionals, fixing appraisals has become an enduring crusade. The hope is that somewhere out there exists the right model or formula to make ...