Performance evaluations

Most organizations unintentionally employ punitive performance evaluations, antithetical to what we know about adult learning. Here are a few pieces that share reflections on how to shift that practice.

Podcast

Smart Managers Don’t Compare People to the “Average”

Discover why we should stop using averages to analyze individuals and should instead promote individuality and personalization in the workplace.

Harvard Business Review (HBR)
Article

Let’s Not Kill Performance Evaluations Yet

Learn how Facebook provides performance evaluations for their employees in a way that builds a culture which recognizes and rewards growth.

Harvard Business Review (HBR)
Article

The Performance Management Revolution

Assess whether your evaluation process is giving you what you need to solve current performance problems and to develop future talent.

Harvard Business Review (HBR)

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