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Developing Cascading Goals

Course Overview

In this course, we will explore cascading goals. Organizations have used cascading goals in its performance management process for decades. The purpose of cascading goals is to ensure that individual goals align with organizational objectives. We will examine some approaches used by organizations to cascade goals. We will also explore why some organizations are now turning this process upside down.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the two approaches of cascading goals from top to bottom
  • List the disadvantages of the top to bottom approach
  • Describe the bottom to top approach and identify its disadvantages