Getting Performance Reviews Right

Flynn, Gillian
May 2001
Workforce (10928332);May2001, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p76
Focuses on the views of Carole O'Blenes, a partner in Proskauer Rose company in New York City, regarding her own employee performance appraisal management. Characteristics of a legally defensible and reliable performance appraisal; How often an appraisal should be conducted; Legality of working with employees to create the employers' objectives.


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