Forced Ranking and the Bell Curve: How Outdated HR Practices Undermine Employee Performance

According to the practice of “forced ranking,” in order to develop, a company has to identify its best and worst performers and then “nurture” the winners and rehabilitate/discard the “losers.”  While this concept makes sense, its implementation poses great risks, because many companies use the Bell Curve to plot, and ultimately reward, employee performance. The Bell … Continue reading Forced Ranking and the Bell Curve: How Outdated HR Practices Undermine Employee Performance