Been doing a lot of performance work for some client companies lately. As you might expect, I’m trying to push the companies to get out of the mindset that the performance review transaction is the reason for the process.
Repeat after me: The reason you do any type of coaching or performance management is to migrate employees. If you’re going to do it, you want a system that allows you to support migrating new employees to good performers, and good performers to great employees.
You don’t get there by focusing on the rating scale. That doesn’t migrate anyone. You