Originally Posted by Emeritus
("In this country, it is wise to kill an admiral from time to time to give courage to the others.")
When they tried to push down the bell curve, I asked them which VP was going to be sacrificed? They did not get it either.
We used to always rank newcomers a 4 and explain that we had to do it and that their next review would reflect their true contribution!
The fun thing about the bell curve is when you tell you superiors that you had no 1 performers but you made one up to satisfy the statistics.