The practice of performance review has been around for more than a century. Although the practice didn’t become mainstream until the 1950s, the primary function of performance appraisals was to provide a process for organizations to rate the effectiveness of their employees. The problem is most organizations don’t do them very well. In 1972, legendary organizational behavior researcher Douglas McGregor published an article in Harvard Business Review titled “An Uneasy Look at Performance Appraisal” in which he outlined the pitfalls of traditional performance review.
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