New survey data just published in the July/August issue of Training magazine shows a serious gap between employee desires and reality when it comes to goal setting, goal review, and performance feedback from their managers.
More than 700 of the magazine’s subscribers were asked what they wanted out of their individual meetings with their managers and how that compared to what was really happening.
Questions were asked on a wide variety of issues related to one-on-one meetings—including frequency, duration, and topics discussed. In three key performance management areas—goal setting, goal review, and performance feedback, employees identified a serious gap between how often they discussed these topics versus how often they wish they were discussing them.
Here are some of the key takeaways:
- Goal Setting Conversations—Some70 percent of people want to have goal-setting conversations often or all the time, but only 36 percent actually do. And 28 percent say…
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