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We love to hate them, but performance reviews are a popular practice in most workplaces in the U.S. It turns out employee evaluations date back to at least 230 A.D. and were used in China’s Wei Dynasty.

Derek Thompson of The Atlantic joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss evaluations and how effective they really are.

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This segment aired on February 14, 2014.

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