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Author

Andrew MacLennan
Strategy Execution Ltd MD

Publisher

HR Network (Scotland)

Date

September 2007

The used of forced ranking of employees for performance assessment and reward is becoming more popular in many countries – but does it actually work?

In this article, Andrew MacLennan explores the science behind ‘rank and yank’ and highlights how flimsy the evidence base for it remains. Numerous risks associated with forced ranking are identified.

Andrew MacLennan
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