How to Deal with Average Performers?

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How to Deal with Average Performers?
Amirruddin Baba, Member
Managing Average Performers
They did deliver, if only a mediocre, standard performance. So they can not be dismissed on a non-performance basis.
They are the majority within most organisations.
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Jagdish B Acharya, Premium Member
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Madan Gopal Agarwal, Member
Amirruddin / Jagdish - well said. The appraisal pr...

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John Prpich, Member
Madan, I believe the issue isn't with the concept ...

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Richard Petro, Member
It sounds to me like somebody dodged (Ed: ~avoided...

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Freddy Colson, Member
I kind of agree with John Prpich. However, a manag...

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Richard Higham, Member
I find
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Nancy Roggen, Member
Good point on the lagging indicator and the need f...

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Jeff Pelletier, Member
The two reasons people don't perform well, are the...

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David Wilson, Premium Member
If you have average performers, the problem may...

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Donald Hesseltine, Member
The original post posed the question how to dea...

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Michael Del-Colle
In my view, we need and should appreciate avera...

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nabzar, Member
It is the result of how managers deal with proc...

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John Prpich, Member
Sorry Nabzar, I couldn't disagree with you more, t...

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Andrew DePeppe, Member
David Wilson's comment, I believe, is spot on -

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Denis Nixon, Member
Consider having only 3 overall performance scor...

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Peter Gerdes, Member
Apart from the opportunity to set goals for the co...

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Jeff Pelletier, Member
Indeed, the performance appraisal is to a large de...

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Dumitrescu Andrei, Member
If you allow me I would say that performance appra...

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Bana Kheirbeck, Member
I would like to say that from my work experience I...

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Vivian Luth-Hanssen, Member
Hi. Please accept a comment from a newcomer in the...

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Pauline Oruya, Member
The performance appraisal is a good tool to 1) mea...

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Geoffrey Athey, Member
I like the idea presented earlier by Denis Nixon t...

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Geoffrey Athey, Member
Here in the US, we are struggling to integrate a u...

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KC Lim, Member
Madan sums it up quite appropriately through th...

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Ben Wymer, Member
Consistent average performers are a grand asset...

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Nicolae Enache, Member
If a department has many average performers, chanc...

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Ian Howard Bull, Member
It should not be tool which should punish people, ...

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Sey Ojo, Member
Why would an employer have an average employee?...

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Kleanthous, Member
If you think about the collective appraisals of al...

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Nilda Jelenic, Member
I agree with D. Hesseltine and D. Wilson. Average ...

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John Prpich, Member
Bell curves only work if you have the right system...

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Sabine Pitcher, Member
I'm not quite sure I understand what we're talk...

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CALVO, Member
Sabine and I have similar ideas, I don't have aver...

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Jagdish B Acharya, Premium Member
Most of the discussion somehow implies as if be...

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Adewunmi Abayomi, Member
I learnt a lot reading the various comments. Th...

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Peter Gerdes, Member
Re the doing away with the term "average", ...

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Mrs. Josephine Idele, Member
Average performers in an organisation is a two way...

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Madan Gopal Agarwal, Member
Very well said, Ms. Idele. That is where crux of '...

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Simon Elvin, Member
Surely, by definition, some employees will be aver...


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