NLW Bits: Volume 2

Next Level Work Bits is a hand-picked selection of the latest and greatest content about performance management.  WALL STREET JOURNAL – How Performance Reviews Can Harm Mental Health Finally, the study shows ratings can blindside employees and affect performance. Of the half of all workers who are surprised at the rating they receive, 90% are unhappy, because … Continue reading NLW Bits: Volume 2

Terminology For Next Level Performance Management

Oxford Dictionary recently included “butt dial” into its entries, reminding us that language follows even the most trivial aspects of our collective progress. But while we’ve established a name for inadvertently calling someone with our bottoms, we haven’t seen much change in performance management verbiage. In fact, regardless of how old you are, you’ve probably had to use the same old phrases to describe your work … Continue reading Terminology For Next Level Performance Management

A Tipping Point: General Electric Joins Leading Companies in Reimagining the Performance Review Process

A recent opinion piece in the Washington Post confirms that “big business” is slowly but surely getting rid of the traditional performance review.  Some of the bigger players – Accenture, Adobe, and Microsoft to name a few – are now joined by the corporate behemoth GE, signaling what the author of the article calls a “tipping point in the … Continue reading A Tipping Point: General Electric Joins Leading Companies in Reimagining the Performance Review Process