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  • How Performance Management Is Killing Performance - and What to Do About It

  • By: M. Tamra Chandler
  • Narrated by: Natalie Hoyt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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Summary

Rethink, Redesign, Reboot.

Most people associate performance management with the annual review, which is universally dreaded by employees, management, and HR professionals alike. It's a cookie-cutter, fear-based, top-down approach that emphasizes negatives over positives and stifles healthy career conversations. It's never been shown to motivate anyone to do anything but try to avoid it, but nobody feels like they have any alternative. Tamra Chandler has one - and it works.

Actually, Chandler doesn't offer a single alternative - she offers an infinite number of them. Each organization that uses her Performance Management Reboot is able to develop its own unique version since it doesn't make a lot of sense for organizations with different cultures, in different industries and sectors, to do things exactly the same way. Grounded in the latest scientific findings about motivation, it's a transparent, employee-driven process that values collaboration over competition and rewards people for acquiring new skills and increasing their contribution instead of hitting arbitrary benchmarks.

Chandler lays out the general principles and then walks you through each step in creating a performance management process that employees will actually embrace, rather than avoid and that will help you meet the three objectives of great performance management: developing your people, rewarding them equitably, and driving your organization's performance. It's the first comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating a performance management solution that's tailored to your organization's needs and goals and that places the emphasis squarely on your greatest asset: your people.

©2016 M. Tamra Chandler (P)2016 M. Tamra Chandler

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  • D. Bann
  • 17-02-20

Not Bad, But Not Great

Interesting, but too packed with corporate jargon and abstract concepts. Very specifically aimed at large corporates, and can be difficult to relate to smaller businesses. A little too "sales pitchy" about the authors own business and services.

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  • 06-04-16

Fresh High Impact Approach to Performance Reviews

Tamara Chandler brings performance review into the 21st century. She uses current research in her approach to retooling the entire process.

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