Performance Appraisals

Strengths-Based Performance Management

Strengths-Based Performance Management

It's that time of year again:  your annual performance appraisal.  Are you dreading yours?  If the answer is "yes," you're not alone.  Research tells us that dissatisfaction with performance appraisal is at an all-time high (Alder et al., 2016).  Managers and direct reports alike are finding the process to be time-consuming and stressful at best and ineffective and de-motivating at worst.  Why?