Some performance metrics may actually hurt what they measure
SummaryThe use of the Bell Curve in performance evaluation incentivises self-centric behaviour over joint alignment towards organisational purpose, pitting colleagues against each other. Mankind's most meaningful achievements result from collaborative effort, rather than a lone genius
Who developed the theory of evolution? Who invented the telephone? What about the radio? Pretty obvious answers one would assume. Charles Darwin, Alexander Bell and Marconi respectively, right? Well, it’s not as straightforward as we might think.