Assistant Professor of Management Jean-Francois Coget and his colleagues who conducted a study about the utility of performance reviews were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. Their research examined 17 firms that have decided to forgo the traditional performance review. The findings indicated that those organizations and their employees benefited from doing away with performance appraisal systems.
“When feedback is “not going to be used to judge you or your fate in the company, you are more likely to be open about where you need to grow and it’s going to be far more effective,” says Dr. Coget of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.”
Read the full article from the Wall Street Journal here: