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The Difficult Conversation about Performance

Most workers abhor poor performance (at least, the poor performance of their co-workers).  More significantly, so do most managers.  But tackling poor performance requires having difficult conversations about work standards, and many managers prefer to avoid it.In How to… address … Continue reading

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Do You Really Know How to Give a Performance Review?

In Learning Before Reviewing published in CLO Magazine, Ladan Nikravan emphasizes the importance of training managers in the performance review process before they actually perform them. But Nikravan notes–as is also noted in my academic and certificate courses–that a once-a-year … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Managing Performance

Do Performance Appraisals Work? / But That Won’t Stop Efforts to Improve Them / But Maybe Performance Doesn’t Tell Us Much / Questions for Discussion One of the primary responsibilities of a manager is coordinating the performance planning, coaching, and … Continue reading

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