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Does Performance Appraisal Work?

Organizations are being challenged to find and keep the right talent to meet their business objectives. Fundamentally, organizations want happy and engaged employees as it makes our jobs as leaders a whole lot easier. Many leaders say they manage good teams but often have one or two employees that create challenges, and take up a lot of time and emotional energy to manage. Most companies have a formal performance evaluation and review system, and in many cases a lot of effort has been spent developing a performance evaluation process that is intended to help managers and employees increase their performance, job satisfaction and morale.

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