​Take Your Performance Management from Hate to Love

Employees and managers dislike the performance management process. A plethora of advice has become available for organizations looking to redesign their approach. Missing in the volume of advice are guiding principles that will produce enduring results.  This session will offer practical science-based advice for making performance management uplifting. Participants will learn three practices to empower managers  and engage employees while aligning performance.


  1. Become aware of the major corporate trends in performance management practices
  2. Become aware of the missing element in the performance management debate
  3. Recognize the signs of an effective performance management system
  4. Learn three science-based principles to make performance management uplifting
  5. Gain access to simplified tools for creating uplifting performance management systems


​Dr. Shreya Sarkar-Barney is the president of Human Capital Growth. Shreya’s consulting and analytics work has helped decision makers in Fortune 100 organizations make better choices related to talent and program investments. She previously chaired the SHRM (US) effort on developing an ANSI standard on employee turnover. She also holds a lecturer appointment at University of California, Berkeley. Shreya has over 30 publications and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences. Shreya has a Masters and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University. She enjoys living in beautiful northern California with her husband and two children.

Dr. Shreya Sarker-Barney

Shreya Sarkar-Barney. Ph.D.

​Founder and CEO

Human Capital Growth

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