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Should You be Scrapping Annual Performance Reviews? - Press Release

Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management (9780749478117)16th December 2016 - Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management: Building a culture of continuous improvement

Should you be scrapping annual performance reviews?

Overly bureaucratic and ineffective performance management processes are keeping companies from building cultures of continuous improvement. The focus of these reviews tends to be on the past – on what has or hasn’t been achieved – and on forced rankings linked to pay decisions.

Available today, Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management presents a holistic approach to performance management, drawing on author Michael Armstrong's vast experience to put the focus on actionable feedback and growth. The book will help HR professionals and managers improve talent management, employee engagement and business results.

 Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management provides case studies on how this approach to building performance has been effective in organizations including Deloitte, Gap, Expedia and Google. Filled with practical advice, including how to deal with underperformers, it demonstrates how to get line managers' support for the process focusing on actionable feedback and growth.

About the author: Michael Armstrong is a former chief examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), managing partner of E-Reward and an independent management consultant. He has spent 25 years as an HR practitioner, including 12 as HR director. He has sold over 500,000 books on the subject of human resource management and is the author of numerous bestselling HR books by Kogan Page.

About Kogan Page: Kogan Page is the leading independent global publisher of specialist professional books and content with over 900 titles in print. Its authors come from some of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions, international commercial organisations or professional associations in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Branding, Human Resources, Coaching, Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Careers. Follow @KPCoachHR for information about new books and business insights from author experts.

Armstrong on Reinventing Performance Management (9780749478117) is available from 3rd Jan 2017. For a review copy, a by-lined article or to arrange an interview with the author, please contact Megan Mondi: mmondi@koganpage.com  or +44 (0)20 7843 1952

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