The Truth About Performance Evaluations

The Truth About Performance Evaluations

by Stephen P. Robbins
     
 

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Managing People (9780132346030) by Stephen P. Robbins. Available in print and digital formats.

The secret to doing performance evaluations: how to make them more effective and less painful.

A number of years ago, Holiday Inn built an advertising campaign around the slogan "The best surprise is NO

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Managing People (9780132346030) by Stephen P. Robbins. Available in print and digital formats.

The secret to doing performance evaluations: how to make them more effective and less painful.

A number of years ago, Holiday Inn built an advertising campaign around the slogan "The best surprise is NO surprise!" That slogan would also make good advice to managers when it comes to giving annual performance reviews. Few managers enjoy doing this. Why? There seem to be at least three reasons....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132180030
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/30/2010
Series:
FTPress Executive Briefs
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
8
Sales rank:
368,567
File size:
220 KB

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Meet the Author

Stephen P. Robbins is the world's #1 best-selling textbook author in the areas of management and organizational behavior. His books have sold more than two million copies, are currently used by students at more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities, and are widely read worldwide. His Organizational Behavior, Ninth Edition (Prentice Hall) is the market leader throughout Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India, China, and Scandinavia. He is author of Managing Today and coauthor of both Management, Fifth Edition and Fundamentals of Management. Robbins holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and has served in management roles for Shell and Reynolds Metals.

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