Performance Management: Are Today's Practices Working?

September 30, 2015
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Performance Management (PM) began informally around World War 1. By the late-1950s, many companies adopted formal, personality-based PM practices without a self-appraisal component. Complaints arose about their effectiveness. Fast-forward to today. Most organizations are using a PM strategy intended to drive the right behaviors toward a specific outcome, but 80% believe it’s not delivering. Is your PM maximizing or hurting your employees’ productivity? It’s time to examine the good, bad, and ugly of PM, plus improvement strategies you can use now. The experts speak. Dr. Steven Hunt, SuccessFactors: “Sweeping generalizations about certain performance management methods being universally good or bad are almost always wrong.” Josh Bersin, Bersin by Deloitte: “Traditional performance appraisals are dinosaurs.” Pam Seplow, SAP: “Good judgment comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgment” (Will Rodgers). Join us for Performance Management: Are Today’s Practices Working?

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of more than 25 weekly business thought leadership talk series presented by SAP under the banner of Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio, which debuted in 2011. In a uniquely lively, unscripted roundtable discussion format, Game-Changers offers a broad range of expert business and technology insights to a global business audience.

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