Publishes Research Paper on Selecting a Performance Management System

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Report outlines a 10-step approach to most effectively select an appropriate solution. (, the largest research and Web destination for HR Executives, recently published a research paper entitled, “Selecting a Performance Management System.”

“Today’s competitive business environment demands that companies strive to achieve sustained growth, remain innovative while dealing with an accelerated rate of change and deal with intense competition to find and retain key talent. Performance management technology can facilitate an increased focus on performance and the achievement of strategic objectives,” the report begins.

Written by Aileen MacMillan,’s analyst covering Performance Management and Competencies, the paper details the following 10 steps to follow that are critical to ensure that you purchase the best solution that is appropriate for your organization.

1.    Identify your business drivers

2.    Define your expected outcomes

3.    Establish a selection team

4.    Know your requirements

5.    Determine which delivery model will work best for your organization

6.    Evaluate the integration capabilities of the technology

7.    Research the vendor’s company history

8.    Make effective use of the RFI/RFP/RFQ process to narrow the field

9.    Request demonstrations and check customer references

10.    Consider the change management dimensions of the implementation

To read the entire paper, download the PDF version at In order to access the paper, you must be a member of If you are not currently a premier member of, you may apply to become a guest member and have complimentary access to the research paper until October 14th, 2005.

About Limited

Established in 1999, Limited is in business to help build great companies by connecting them to the knowledge and resources they need to effectively manage the people side of business. As the global authority, we deliver HR Best Practices to help organizations build great companies through community, collaboration, research, shared best practices, and measurements. is funded by the leading venture capital firm Ventures West and private investors.


Debbie McGrath, President Limited

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