Volume 30 • Number 1
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- Editor’s Notebook (PDF, 53 KB)
Truth and Consequences
- Educator's World (PDF, 100 KB)
A New Paradigm for Organizational Change: Involving Customers and Stakeholders in the Improvement Process
J. Jay Marino
Successful schools are involving employees, stakeholders, and even the students in the improvement process.
- In My View. (PDF, 80 KB)
The Paradox of Selflessness
Is selflessness really an inherently selfish action?
- Creating a Shift (PDF, 48 KB)
Managing Change-Making the Endings Count
It's important to debrief and bring projects to an official closing.
- Resources for Success (PDF, 52 KB)
Books and articles/conference proceedings from ASQ's Quality Information Center and other sources can provide more information on performance appraisals.
- This Issue in Summary (PDF, 47 KB)
Overviews of the key articles in this issue to help you prioritize your reading.
- Staff and Leadership (PDF, 64 KB)
Featured Topic: The Debate on Performance Appraisals
- Managing Executive Performance: A Refreshing Alternative (PDF, 60 KB)
Executives don't like receiving performance appraisals, but they are willing to look at their horoscopes.
- Performance Appraisals Don't Work: What Does? (PDF, 61 KB) Open Access
Performance appraisals are a form of paternalistic, top down, and autocratic mode of management, but performance management creates a work environment where people are enabled to perform to the best of their abilities.
- Performance Appraisal: Weighed and Found Wanting in the Balance (PDF, 71 KB) Open Access
There are too many tangible and intangible costs to traditional performance appraisal systems to warrant their continued use.
- A Critical Examination of Performance Appraisals: An Organization's Friend or Foe? (PDF, 93 KB)
Mike Schraeder, J. Bret Becton, and Ron Portis
This article examines the benefits and pitfalls associated with performance appraisals and suggests more effective approaches.
- Is There a Little Bit of Enron in All of Us? (PDF, 73 KB)
The author of Confessions of an Enron Executive: A Whistleblower's Story shares her perspectives on individual and organizational integrity and the effect of performance appraisals on behavior.
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