It’s a tale of two performance management approaches: as Microsoft scraps ‘rank and yank’, Yahoo! introduces it. Forced distribution prevents social loafing (slacking off because other people get away with it), but too brutal an approach wastes talent. The middle ground – guided distribution – is supposed to yield the best results, but does it? Octavius Black, CEO of Mind Gym gives his view on the debate.
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