Summary of How Performance Management Is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It
Everybody hates the annual performance management review. Here’s how to fix it.
Better performance management awaits, says HR consultant M. Tamra Chandler, who shows the way in this pleasure-to-read guidebook. She argues that performance management should focus on people – executives, supervisors and workers – and not just on processes. Her prose is clear, personal and funny, making this one of the best – and best-written – current HR books. Someone new to performance management could read Chandler’s thoughts and engage instantly, and seasoned veterans will get enough charts, graphs, real-world examples and online tools to satisfy their inner wonks. getAbstract recommends this guide as a valuable tool for any manager or HR professional. You’ll use it often.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why traditional performance management processes don’t work
- Why performance reviews seldom provide satisfactory results
- How you need to shift your culture to foster better performance management
- What new performance management processes HR leaders and managers should implement
Comment on this summary
1 week agoWithin the next couple of weeks I will be going through my own PM meeting, so reading the summary of this book has put me in a great position to fully engage with the process and put forward my own opinions.
3 weeks agoGreat content and suggestions for optimizing total organizational performance, Nailed the general thinking of the employee performance (to much focus on measuring failure over successes). Very helpful!
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