Praise for The Crowdsourced Performance Review

Eric Mosley revamps employee performance management in THE CROWDSOURCED PERFORMANCE REVIEW. His book describes the importance of employee passion and happiness as the best measurement for success.

Tony Hsieh, New York Times bestselling author of
Delivering Happiness and CEO of, Inc.

Take advantage of the technology and data available to you and turn the dreaded performance review into a powerful force for decision-making and culture-building by using the methods outlined in this clear and clever guide.

DANIEL H. PINK, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive

Social technologies aren't just changing how people interact, they're fundamentally changing how businesses must engage with people inside and outside their organization. In THE CROWDSOURCED PERFORMANCE REVIEW, Mosley shows HR and business leaders why a "groundswell" approach for employee recognition is the key to driving better employee performance. This is one of the most innovative enterprise uses of crowdsourcing I've seen.

CHARLENE LI, founder of Altimeter Group,
author of Open Leadership, and coauthor of Groundswell

"THE CROWDSOURCED PERFORMANCE REVIEW should be at the top of every HR professionals reading list. It shows convincingly why the traditional performance review doesn't work, and how social recognition is the key to a performance system that actually makes an impact.

KEVIN KRUSE, Forbes Leadership columnist and
bestselling author of Employee Engagement 2.0

"In what is easily the most comprehensive and provocative Globoforce book to date, Mosley lays out a clear vision for how modern recognition systems can be integrated with performance management. This is one of the most interesting, innovative, and potentially important new approaches to performance management that I have seen in many years of working on this topic.

GERALD LEDFORD, Senior Research Scientist,
Center for Effective Organizations,Marshall School of Business,
University of Southern California

As a pioneer in multirater feedback, I love Eric's new application! Social media comes to visit the performance appraisal. Many minds can be better than one! Read this and find out how.

MARSHALL GOLDSMITH, author of New York Times bestsellers MOJO and
What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Eric's book is a provocative portrait of corporate problem solving. With an engaging, fresh view of employee performance, he gives HR executives a new way to rethink appraisals. Crowdsourcing recognition is the innovation for performance management that we've been waiting for.

Hayagreeva Rao, Atholl McBean, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Eric and Globoforce have once again demonstrated why recognition is critical for today's workforce. At Symantec, we have seen firsthand how a global recognition program can unify culture and increase employee engagement. Social recognition has not only impacted our business in a positive way, it's also made HR more strategic in how we approach our most important asset, our people."

Jennifer Reimert, Vice President of Total Rewards, Symantec Corporation

Eric Mosley and Globoforce have a identified a significant trend impacting the future of employee performance and rewards and it's called social recognition. It's something I've seen for myself: recognition, when done well, has a profound impact on employee engagement and retention, which in turn drives business results. Eric's book is a must read for any HR leader who is seeking to capitalize on the next big transformation in employee engagement and rewards.

Tom McMullen, Reward Practice Leader, Hay Group North America

Social recognition is an important new way to extend employee feedback well beyond the traditional "manager-driven" appraisal process. Eric's book can help readers understand the principles of social recognition and the emerging role it plays in continuous performance management." Social recognition has not only impacted our business in a positive way, it's also made HR more strategic in how we approach our most important asset, our people.

Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte
Consulting LLP

Don't be left behind. Read this book to find the power within the crowd to make performance management social, strategic, and meaningful. This book cuts through the performance management noise to delineate the key signal: social recognition.

David Zinger, Global Engagement Expert and
Founder of the Employee Engagement Network

Crowdsourcing feedback really is an idea whose time has come. Eric clearly has a very good take on what it is to recognize people, what it is to help them to do a better job, and to use recognition to really drive higher performance in the workforce. It is a great book if you want to know how to use performance management and recognition to get more out of your workers. I would recommend it to anyone.

John Hollon, Vice President for Editorial, and ERE Media

This book is a great way of thinking about a solution to a problem in talent management today. Eric is providing a new, innovative way to think about performance reviews, to think about collaboration between employees and employers. He's giving a new way to think about the workforce.

Madeline Laurano, Research Director of Human
Capital Management, Aberdeen

Crowdsourced feedback is a new trend that HR managers and business leaders need to be thinking about. Eric's book gives managers and leaders some real ideas and insights about how they can drive recognition in their workplace; specifically, with performance reviews.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, Chief Founder, Blogging4jobs and
CEO of Xceptional HR

This book is an excellent tool for the modern day human resources professional. It provides a framework to help HR professionals understand how social recognition can have bottom line results and also how to link it to performance management. THE CROWDSOURCED PERFORMANCE REVIEW is very provocative and would be helpful for any HR professional to read.

Laurie Ruettimann, Human Resources Consultant and
Founder of Cynical Girl blog

Eric's new book does a great job of breaking down the challenges that we're faced with in the traditional performance review. Eric also has some really actionable information there for any organization of any size to do something more. He builds a great framework for social recognition – what it means, why it matters, and how to apply these basic principles to your own performance management.

Kyle Lagunas, Senior Analyst at Independent Insights