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Harnessing the Hawthorne Effect 

The impact of the Hawthorne Effect on performance and productivity 

The Hawthorne Effect suggests that, because people are being ‘measured’ as part of a review, participants respond by demonstrating the competencies more often, more clearly or more consistently. 

Does this happen and if so, does it bring about lasting behavioural change?

This article explores how you can harness this effect by deploying an online Talent Management software system which enables objectives, action plans and goals to be recorded, measured and monitored.