Questions About Employee Ratings and Employee Rankings
Rating employees is the most common method of "evaluating" employees in today's companies. While employee ratings are the easiest method of coming up with some values that purport to represent employee performance, they are far from the most effective way to improve performance. In this section we'll address questions and answers about rating employees, and its cousin, ranking employees.
- Are employee ratings more objective than other ways of handling employee evaluation?
- Are some rating systems more objective than others?
- Are employee ratings useful in improving individual employee performance?
- What Is BARS (Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales)?
- Are Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales Superior To More General Approaches?
Issues of Rater Bias
- What Is Rater Bias?
- What Is The Central Tendency Bias?
- What Is The Halo Effect Bias?
- What Is the "Devil Effect" Bias
- What Is The Leniency Bias?
- What Is The Recency Bias?
- What Is The Opportunity Bias?
- What Is The False Attribution Bias?
Employee Ranking & Rank and Yank
- What Is Employee Ranking?
- What Is "Rank and Yank"
- Does Rank and Yank Work To Improve Company Productivity?
- Why Does Rank and Yank Seem To Work? (The Jack Welch Syndrome)
- Rank and Yank - Fallacy #1 - New Hires Will Outperform Yanked Employees
- Rank and Yank - Fallacy #2 - Ignoring the Difference Between Incompetent and Less Competent
- Does Rank and Yank Put The Company At Legal Risk and Law Suits?
- How Does The Labor Market Affect Rank and Yank Success?
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