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Read the article: Lin, T. W. (2006, October). Lessons from China. Strategic Finance, 88(4), 48-55. For discussion give your thoughts on the effectiveness of the performance review process the company in the article started.

Think about questions like, why were those particular review systems effective and could those same approaches be used in a US company.

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Read the article: Lin, T. W. (2006, October). Lessons from China. Strategic Finance, 88(4), 48-55. For discussion give your thoughts on the effectiveness of the performance review process the company in the article started. Think about questions like, why were those particular review systems effective and could those same approaches be used in a US company
There are several reasons why the review systems were effective. For instance, OEC system worked because it motivated employees. Let us consider the expectancy theory of motivation by Vroom. An employee acts in a certain way that his action will get a given outcome. In case of OEC the outcome is seen the very same day. If the employee has done good work the 'outcome' will be attractive to the individual (worker). So the OEC system motivates the employees and it works well.
The 6S footprint on the floor routine is essentially a way of reminding the workers of important principles/instructions regarding their work and work habits. In a way it clarifies the way in which they are supposed to do their work. It creates a personal responsibility for the employee sot carry out the instructions. At the end of the day the employees provide feedback both positive and negative. This method also works because it motivates. Consider McClelland's three needs ...

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