Contrast Bias is the tendency to mentally upgrade or downgrade an object when comparing it to a contrasting object. In a work environment, contrast bias occurs when a manager compares an employee’s performance to other employees rather than to an established company standard. Do your performance management practices leave you vulnerable to Contrast Bias? Take this quiz to find out.
Recency Bias occurs when people emphasize very recent events instead of looking at events over time. See ho...
More than 60% of a rating is a result of manager bias, not employee performance. This e-book illustrates the most common biases and how to overcome them in your performance management.
61% of a manager’s rating is a reflection of the manager and their biases, not the employee they’re rating! This video illustrates why performance reviews aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
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4 Reasons to Dump Traditional Performance Management and what to do instead. Todays work environment requires a more agile alternative than the rigid, traditional Performance Management Systems. See r
Does the annual review actually improve performance? Is there something better? NY Times Bestselling Author Alan Fine uses his experience coaching professional athletes to illustrate the answers.
Find out the unintended outcomes of unconscious bias in performance management.
A guide for monthly manager-team member discussions. Check out this worksheet we use internally to make sure our performance management conversations drive long-term growth and professional developmen
Conformity Bias happens when we model our behavior to fit the behavior of others rather than using our own judgement. See how Conformity Bias can sabotage performance reviews in this video.
Similarity Bias occurs when people prefer models they see as similar to their own. See how Similarity Bias can sabotage performance reviews in this video.
Recency Bias occurs when people emphasize very recent events instead of looking at events over time. See how Recency Bias can sabotage performance reviews in this video.
70% of companies are reconsidering their performance management strategy. Discover why companies are ditching outdated reviews and rankings, and the simple, yet powerful process that's replacing them.
The Halo Effect occurs when our impression of someone is skewed by one positive trait. See how the Halo Effect can sabotage performance reviews in this video.
The Horns Effect occurs when a negative trait overshadows a person’s many positive traits. See how the Horns Effect can sabotage performance reviews in this video.
Accountability creates compliance, but ownership creates commitment. Commitment transforms performance and innovation. Learn how to use the performance wheel to develop ownership in this article.
In considering replacements for your legacy performance management system, there is no one-size-fits-all approach, but there are 7 practices that are critical fundamentals in any system.
Jack Welch is famous for his “hire the best; fire the rest” mentality. Here are 5 reasons you should invest in employee development instead. A better way starts with empathy, compassion, and coaching.
In a collaborative work environment where teamwork is valued, forced ranking is more divisive than motivating. Discover a performance management practice that works better.
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