The accuracy of information available to managers about an employee's performance, combined with the transparency of performance evaluations based on that information, can help to motivate managers to reward good performance and highlight poor performance.

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Note This article draws its inspiration from the paper How control system design affects performance evaluation compression: The role of information accuracy and outcome transparency, written by Jasmijn C. Bol, Stephan Kramer and Victor S. Maas, and published in the journal Accounting, Organizations and Society, volume 51, May 2016, pages 64–73.
Kramer, S. (2017). Performance evaluations and control system design. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 29(1), 10–11. Retrieved from