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What Is Wrong With Performance Appraisals?

“Needs Improvement” “Below Expectations” “Unacceptable” As an employee, you would be mortified to see these ratings on your performance evaluation. Yet year after year, those are the words often used to describe performance reviews at organizations around the world. Any employee with such ratings would have “managed out” long ago. How badly are employee performance evaluations failing? Take a look at the conclusions of a global survey conducted by Sibson Consulting: ? Less than 50% of HR professionals see performance reviews as helping their organizations achieve their strategic objectives.
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