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Nov 28, 2012
We don't write our performance goals until June and get management's 'formal goals' (copy of our self-written goals) until July. I've already accomplished 80% of my 'goals' for the year by the time I get them. It's nice to know I'm so successful mid-year, but it doesn't really matter since there's no real compensation either way ;D
Nov 28, 2012
The goals are unattainable as per specification, anyway, so Dilbert is having a bit of free fun.
Nov 28, 2012
one of the best dilbert strip in years.
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Nov 28, 2012
Any goal setting that isn't

"Do what I ask of you, when I ask it of you (or sooner), but possibly faster and better than I expect." is basically a lie.
Nov 28, 2012
Lucky Dilbert. I usually have some vague open target which basically covers everything which has gone bad - even if I wasn't part of that project. Therefore my boss is able to make an even "goal achievement" throughout the whole department because he doesn't want anybody being jealous about somebody else getting a higher bonus.

And it works: now we are just jealous about other people getting the same bonus for less work!
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