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Beginning in September, Accenture, one of the largest companies in the world, will get rid of the annual performance review.

1. By disband rankings and the once-a-year evaluation process, what does the company hope to accomplish?
2. According to the article, what percentage of Fortune 500 companies have gotten rid of rankings?
3. What major accounting firm got rid of rankings and the evaluation process in March of this year?
4. Brain research has shown that even employees who get positive reviews experience negative effects from the evaluation and review process. List the negative effects given in the article.

Cunningham, L. (2015). In big move, Accenture will get rid of annual performance reviews and rankings. The Washington Post, July 21 (Retrievable online at

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