Performance reviews might just be the problem

The World

It’s the time of year when companies around the nation ask employees and employers to have what’s usually an awkward conversation: the ‘performance review.’ We’ll be hearing from a management professor who thinks we should simply do away with them entirely. Do you have to do one? Do you have to conduct one? Are they helpful, or is there a better way to get the information across?

Samuel Culbert believes we should be eliminating the performance review from the modern workplace. He lays out all his reasons why in his new book “Get Rid of the Performance Review!”

Natasha Terk disagrees. A business communications and management consultant, she’s the author of “Writing Performance Reviews.”

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