Either your Pay for Performance approach is about paying for what was done in the last quarter, year, etc., or it pay for your demonstrated capability to perform – whether that capability was called upon for use or not.
Or – you do both.
Either way your “tests” – the acid tests used to determine yes/no or maybe – should be authentic Performance Tests and not just Knowledge Tests – however authentic. Sometimes the Knowledge Tests are not deemed necessary.
From my prior firm’s 1988 Newsletter. Yes – 1988.
The approach is basically a CAD effort – with or without an analysis of the enabling K/S – that’s the Knowledge and Skills that enable Performance. IN PACT – that’s referred to as an IAD project, not a CAD effort or an MCD effort.
Prudhoe Bay – on the north slope of Alaska – in the Arctic Circle – was interesting – in the dead of winter. COLD. VERY.
Here is a video I took of the working and living facilities we shared with the management and technical populations – back in 1987.
Yes – 1987.
Ray Svenson – one of my two business partners at the time – and I wrote a book about Performance Tests and the Administrative Systems to build, validate, use, continuously improvement/update them – in collaboration with the experts in the Target Audiences. Which is the methodology we almost always use – collaborate with the Master Performers in a “Command & Control & Collaborate” approach that serves the needs of management and the stakeholders – including the Shareholders.
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