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Recency Bias

“Recency bias” is the propensity to assess people based on recent activities and behaviors, failing to adequately consider activities and behavior that are several months or more in the past. Recency bias is especially a problem with annual performance appraisals (versus more frequent appraisals).

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The Performance Management Framework: Evolving Performance Management to Fit the Modern Workforce
Performance Management | 05/18/2011 | This report describes the Performance Management Framework, which is an at-a-glance overview of how allof the elements of performance management fit together.