Yahoo's Dumb - but Smart - Way of Judging Employees

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Author: Suzanne Lucas | Source: CBS News | Published: November 15, 2013

Managers, you may rate 10 percent of your people "superior performers," 40 percent as "exceeds expectations," 40 percent as "meets expectations" and the remaining 10 percent as "below expectations." Sound familiar? This breakdown is known as a "stacked ranking" or "forced bell curve ranking."