It's all about scalability. How can an organization leverage its leadership? Its knowledge? There are only so many leadership people to go around, and good leaders are extremely difficult to find. So ... building a world-class organization depends on the leader's ability to develop good systems, processes, and methods and make them known (easy to access, learn about, use, and change as needed) to the entire … [Read more...]
Performance Evaluations Are Overrated
Do Performance Evaluations Improve Performance?
Performance appraisals are good. Right? Of course, periodically giving people feedback on their performance is a good thing. Isn’t it? I guess that depends on what you mean by a “good thing.” Doing performance appraisals seems like a good thing to do intuitively, but have you ever given any thought to what they actually accomplish? No … I mean “really” give it some thought. They give managers something to do at … [Read more...]