Rob Briner searches for meaning in performance management
Performance management? Sounds great. What’s not to like? So let’s just do it – and to the max! Right?
But like all classic HR ‘no brainers’ it turns out that performance management is a ‘yes brainer’. It’s not rocket science but it isn’t not rocket science either. Mindlessly throwing various performance management techniques of unknown effectiveness at a bunch of undefined performance problems almost guarantees performance mismanagement.