Agile Goal Setting - Managing your team members objectives with agility
Did you have your latest annual review lately? Did you even remember what goals you’ve set for yourself (or that your manager has set for yourself) a year before? Annual reviews and annual goals have been long known to be a flawed process for assessing your employees performance. But how can you go from a waterfall annual review to an agile process and a better feedback loop. In these 45 minutes, the participants will learn about our performance review process and how it helped our employees be more engaged about their goals.
Outline/structure of the Session
During this talk, we will describe our old annual review process. There were major flaws in this system which we will highlight. We will then explain how we tried to fix those issues by implementing a more agile process for goal settings and the general review process to give faster and better feedback to employees. Finally, we will show you the impact that those decisions had in our workplace.
By the end of this talk, the attendees will be inspired to abandon their archaic annual review processes and try to implement more modern approaches within their teams.
Leaders, Managers, HR Consultants
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