Re: [scrumdevelopment] Agile Performance Evaluations
- Esther Derby wrote:
> Jeff, this is interesting grist for discussion.I very much agree. This is also in-line with a widely known bias known
> I'm sure there's more detail here that I don't have visibility into. And
> from what I see on the blog post, I'm puzzled.
> People need information to know how they are doing--specific descriptions of
> behavior or results and the impact that behavior/result has on the team.
> Without specific information, it's hard for people to know what exactly to
> continue and what to do differently. People need that information close to
> an event, not a yearly or even quarterly basis.
in the psychological field as 'Hyperbolic discounting'
Which simply states that
"the tendency for people to have a stronger preference for more
immediate payoffs relative to later payoffs, the closer to the present
both payoffs are"
Having immediate feedback is something that I would deem a 'payoff'.
Complicated explanation is