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Performance Reviews

Posted December 29, 2011 6:49 PM by Brandon Kline

The end of the year is quickly approaching and, for many organizations, this means the time for employee performance reviews. However, a recent Wall Street Journal article (WSJ-Performance Reviews Lose Steam) reported that some, about 1%, of organizations are getting rid of a formal review process due to its ineffectiveness to motivate, and the anxiety it causes among the employees. The article cited an academic review of more than 600 employee-feedback studies, and found that two-thirds of appraisals had zero or even negative effects on employee performance after the feedback was given.

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Hey Brandon, thanks for referencing our blog and my article on performance reviews. We definitely think conducting performance reviews correctly is critical to business success. We'd appreciate it if you would add a hyperlink to our blog in this post. You can use the general blog link or the actual link to the specific post your referring to. Thanks!
# Posted By Persis | 12/30/11 9:15 AM
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