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Creating an Effective Peer Review System

Harvard Business Review

Employee performance reviews are a hot topic once again. Many people think real-time peer reviews will be a key piece of the puzzle. By providing instant and continuous recognition of positive behavior, typically via a public social platform, they yield more and richer data on employees, offering managers a clearer picture of a team or company’s strengths and weaknesses and everyone a better sense of how they’re performing.

Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

Harvard Business

How much do CEOs actually matter? For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. Although such sentiments may not apply to most CEOs, even the anonymous CEO still benefits from the impulse: Most CEOs worldwide earn between 50 and 100 times more than the average worker. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio in America is even bigger, at 350:1.

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Make Your Knowledge Workers More Productive

Harvard Business Review

With scarcely any help from management, knowledge workers can increase their productivity by 20%. Yet here is the challenge you face as a senior executive: You cannot manage your knowledge workers in the traditional and intrusive way you might have done with manual workers. In 2011, Thierry Andretta, the CEO of French fashion company Lanvin, announced an initiative called "no email Wednesdays" because he thought people had stopped actually talking to each other.