Rise of the Crowd: Democratizing Performance Management
Yearly performance reviews and generic social platforms are no longer doing the job when it comes to getting today’s technologically savvy workforce to engage with their peers, their bosses or their work. By leveraging socially-powered, data-fueled performance systems, Sears Holdings is finding new keys to unlock, reinvent and democratize performance management.
Chris Mason will share new insights and data behind an innovative platform that enables continuous performance improvement through dynamic goal setting, daily social feedback, and quarterly conversations rooted in the latest neuroscience research — without traditional annual performance ratings.
Chris Mason, Ph.D.
Head of Strategic Talent Solutions
Chris Mason holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from DePaul University. His career has focused on the application of these principles to HR practice in Fortune 500 and 100 organizations where he has led teams in the areas of Talent Management, Organizational Effectiveness, and Learning & Development. He currently leads the Strategic Talent Solutions team at Sears Holdings responsible for enterprise talent and succession management, performance, culture and engagement, executive and leadership development, and organizational effectiveness consulting. His current passion is the reinvention of Talent Management with a focus on moving to much more dynamic, democratized, and personalized interactions enabled through new digital products and platforms. His scholarly research has focused on employee engagement and leadership potential and he periodically serves as an adjunct faculty member teaching graduate-level courses in his field.
This presentation is 1.5 HRCI credits.
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