To meet this goal, a performance management system must provide some way to determine how employees are performing relative to their co-workers. Yet there is currently a trend in HR to “fix” performance management by eliminating the use of methods that compare employees based on performance.
This makes no sense since this is the very thing senior business leaders want from performance management!
The 2 performance management methods:
When I ask business leaders in large companies what they want from performance management systems, the answer usually includes “identify the top performers in the company.”