My Photo

« The Top 25 HR/Recruiting Blogs List From FOT and the Capitalist... | Main | If I Were Starting A Union, Here's What I'd Do... »

March 26, 2012

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8345275cf69e20168e94192d6970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference MBOs, Performance Management and Innovation for Regular People...:

Comments

Steve Thomas

The second will likely correlate to more innovation but neither are going to "force" innovation.

Innovation is about culture....engagement, trust, empowerment, and collaboration. If you really want to drive innovation you need to look at how you align your leaders to living those values and creating an environment that enables innovation.

Michael Weber

I think a combination of the two is optimum.

shelley

Hi Kris,
I am an adult student and one of my assignments is to read a blog and post a response. I chose your blog because of the 3.1% surcharge in the San Francisco post. But I wanted to respond to the one about innovation. From an outsiders perspective it appears the MBO approach might be a little stifling. However if all parties agree on what and how to do it I would think a higher percentage of employees would be more innovative. Having your own input is critical in developing a product or service but I would suspect many people do not see themselves as creative. To counter act that kind of thinking the MBO should be careful in evaluating the outcome of goals. Perhaps a goal was not completely obtained but the path being taken appears promising. Everyone may have to experience some delayed gratification. I welcome your response, because I am a student and I might be way off. I would love to hear feedback.

KD

Shelley -

I like where your head is at. In my world, you can assign a MBO, and there might be a variety of reasons that the person hits or missed that goal. I'd also evaluate the actions of the person trying to hit the MBO, what they learned, the knowledge they sought out, etc to get a better understanding of how effective they were -

Thanks for reading!

KD

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Subscribe!!!

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner