Most of all employees know it: the annual review. This is the dreaded performance review together with your boss to walk through your accomplishments and targets for the past year. Generally you will also talk about some areas where you need improvements and the trainings to participate for the coming year. But, does this really make sense to talk about performance gaps or training gaps that had occurred months before under concrete circumstances? [Read more…] about The Annual Performance Review – a Dying Dinosaur?
In April 2013 Dr. Andreas Freund started a discussion on LinkedIn with the following provocative topic:
Why do continuous improvement initiatives (not projects!) almost always fail to sustain?
In the following weeks he received almost 400 replies and comments from experts all around the world. Many aspects of possible failures while implementing and sustaining Continuous Improvement initiatives were mentioned and intensively discussed. The complete thread of this worth reading discussion you can find here. [Read more…] about Why do continuous improvement initiatives fail to sustain?