No-compensation Ratings

If we are going to use ratings as incentives, then we cannot attach financial consequences to ratings. Many organizations assign ratings like meets/exceeds/doesn’t meet expectations to all employees. Using ratings as incentives suggests that we abandon the veneer of objectivity of the ratings process. There will always be judgement involved. (There will always be bias involved too, which we need to actively counteract, but that’s a topic for another day.)

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