Wall Street Journal Says "Get Rid of Performance Reviews"

26 10 2008

A UCLA professor (Samuel Culbert) has an interesting take on the Performance review his views are scathingly negative as 99.9% of Union Activists will tell you annual appraisals are used to manage pay down and actually don’t improve the performance of the business.

He says:

To my way of thinking, a one-side-accountable, boss-administered review is little more than a dysfunctional pretense. It’s a negative to corporate performance, an obstacle to straight-talk relationships, and a prime cause of low morale at work. Even the mere knowledge that such an event will take place damages daily communications and teamwork.

The full article is over here on the WSJ site.