Are performance rankings on the way out?

Roundtable takes a look at how to improvement performance management
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/22/2016

It’s around the break of the New Year that the often-unwelcome tradition of performance management reviews and goal-setting comes calling. It’s an area that continues to challenge HR, but some employers are trying new approaches to improve the process, judging by a roundtable hosted by the Strategic Capability Network (SCNetwork) in Toronto.


When Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) decided to abandon performance ratings, it considered the amount of effort and cost that went into that process, for everyone — employees managers, executives — and how to do it differently, to do it better, said Kim Carter, head of HR at MLSE in Toronto.