The Fatal Flaws of Traditional Performance Management

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Performance management is broken. Here’s why, and what you can do to fix it. I read this article this morning and it really resonated with me. The original is by M. Tamra Chandler  (the author deserved all the credit here) – I have summarised my main take aways… This year the industry is buzzing about performance management. That’s because we’re starting to realize that the way we’ve been trying to drive employee and organizational performance for the past 60-plus years simply doesn’t work. But why doesn’t traditional performance management work, and what can you do about it? The problems with traditional performance management stem from the fact that the fundamentals first emerged post-WWII, and haven’t changed much despite how different today’s business environment is from the average workplace of the 1950s. Today, the 9-5 workday is essentially a thing of the past. We’re always on, always connected, answering emails at midnight.Keep Reading