Performance reviews, in which bosses look for weaknesses and pretend to speak objectively for the company, while subordinates grin and bear it, misapply the hierarchical structure that is necessary in any organization. They ensure that the relationship is about power and subordination, making candor all but impossible, and defensiveness the ...Download Now
Few activities in a workplace polarize like performance reviews. Some see them as subjective and ungrounded, one-sided and boss-dominated and something we should do away with entirely, an opinion put forth most recently in a Wall Street Journal article. Others find them an invaluable tool to develop employees and move ...Download Now
Comparing yourself with successful coworkers can be motivating, but it can also trigger envy. The authors' research suggests that such feelings may cause real damage, both to your own career and to your organization's success. Denying or concealing envy makes the problem worse. To help you manage your feelings, the ...Download Now
Imitation is underappreciated. It can be more important to business growth than innovation is. Imitation is not mindless repetition; It's and intelligent search for cause and effect. The author exhaustively re-viewed research on major business-model innovations and on breakthroughs in eight scientific and academic disciplines, ranging from history to neuroscience. ...Download Now
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