How Microsoft's Ruthless Employee Ranking System Annihilated Team Collaborationby@tryingtruly
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How Microsoft's Ruthless Employee Ranking System Annihilated Team Collaboration

by Trying Truly4mJune 28th, 2023
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In the early 2000s, Microsoft introduced a ruthless ranking system for employees. Instead of improving performance, it ended up hilariously backfiring, as perverse incentives started forcing employees to sabotage eachother's work to appear as top performers themselves.
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