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  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    practical advice of Joe Scanlon: “Share the problems with all members of the organization, give them a stake in improving performance, and review and learn from experience.”
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    If our managerial strategy emphasizes this childlike dependence, this schoolboy reliance on teacher’s grade, we should not be surprised if the reactions to an objective appraisal are sometimes immature.
    Note: transactional analysis FTW but we so often completely ignore it
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    The answer given by an appraisal form to the question: “How has A done?” is as much a function of the superior’s psychological make-up as of the subordinate’s performance.
    Note: Remember next time you judge someone. #appraisal
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    Appraisal programs are designed not only to provide more systematic control of the behavior of subordinates, but also to control the behavior of superiors.
    Note: Did you see that one coming?
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    The deprivation of physiological needs has behavioral consequences. The same is true, although less well recognized, of the deprivation of higher-level needs.
(Newark, UK)
Marcin Floryan