Most companies run their own kind of performance management or performance review in an attempt to support employees’ development, achievement of objectives, strategic alignment, motivation, feedback, etc. However, it rarely yields the expected results. A growing number of managers consider performance reviews to be more annoying than beneficial. In this course, participants gain a different understanding about the dynamics behind classic performance appraisal approaches. They learn how they work, why they often don’t work, and how to find better alternatives while taking their particular company situation into account.