Tag: Performance reviews

Prepping for Performance Reviews – 7 Derailers

What’s your experience with performance reviews? Positive and constructive? Or frustrating and stressful?

In our 20+ years of performance management consulting, we’ve learned that whether you’re the appraiser or appraisee, there are seven derailers that you need to avoid:

    1. Assessments based on assumptions and generalizations, not fact
    2. No input from the appraisee
    3. Focusing on only good or bad news
    4. No action plans developed
    5. Vague, general business objectives and development goals
    6. Old issues stored up for the annual review
    7. No follow-up after the face-to-face conversation

Turn the annual event into a productive, meaningful event and pave the way for enhanced personal and business results in 2014.