Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead

Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead

by Tom Coens, Mary Jenkins
     
 

This is the first book to offer specific suggestions on how to replace performance appraisals with a more effective system that emphasizes teamwork and empowerment. The authors suggest a variety of new alternatives that produce better results for both managers and employees.See more details below

Overview

This is the first book to offer specific suggestions on how to replace performance appraisals with a more effective system that emphasizes teamwork and empowerment. The authors suggest a variety of new alternatives that produce better results for both managers and employees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576752005
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
596,676
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Letting Go of a Hopeless Ritual

Part One Why Appraisals Backfire: The Fatal Flaws 1
Good Intentions That Never Deliver 11
The Real Goal: Improving the Performance of the Organization 33
Appraisal as a Rating Tool: Fair or Foul? 53

Part Two What to Do Instead: Five Functions of Appraisal 71
Coaching Employees in the New Workplace 73
Feedback That Makes a Difference 115
How Do We Pay People Without Appraisals? 153

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