When I read this article, my first thought was that it was a brilliant solution to an age-old business problem. Then I started reading the comments…
Read the article and the comments and add your voice to the conversation here.
Is this a positive, transformative concept, or is it something darker?
What if you could replace performance evaluations with four simple questions?
Deloitte has come up with them (and two only need a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer).
Everyone loves to hate performance evaluations, and with good reason: Research has shown them to be ineffective, unreliable and unsatisfactory for seemingly everyone involved … A once-a-year, backwards-looking conversation with the boss hardly fits our forward-looking, instantly updated world. Yet despite all that frustration, many companies do little to change them, thinking there are few alternatives.
That hasn’t been the case at Deloitte. The new issue of the Harvard Business Review, released Tuesday, unveils a detailed look at the professional services firm’s total redesign of its performance management program. It’s an overhaul the company first started rolling out nine months ago.