Evaluating Employee Performance

Author(s): Rick Machen and Neal Wilkins

Published: February 2020

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Managers and employees often dread the annual process of reviewing employee performance.


Well, a typical performance review is often accomplished without a clear goal in mind, and the process often suffers from a lack of preparation. This leaves both manager and employee skeptical as to the value of the process. This can be a vicious cycle – but how can we make it a worthwhile effort?