Mara has been a consultant at Blue Beyond since 2015. She specializes in internal communications, employee engagement, strategic planning, and program management. Mara holds a Master’s in Communication Management from USC. Read more about Mara.

talent management and organizational effectiveness rating-less performance management

Four Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Considering a Move to Rating-less Performance Management

In recent years, the traditional approach to performance management — including practices like ratings and forced rankings popularized in the 1980’s—have come under fire. The reasons for this backlash are understandable. Rating and ranking employees favors competition over collaboration and rigid measurement of individual accountability over growth and development. According to a recent Gallup State…