Ken Dipietro - Former Head of HR, Biogen IDEC

Employee Reviews & Feedback

Ken has been an Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Biogen Idec Inc., since January 2012. Mr. Di Pietro has served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Lenovo Group Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, Dell, and PepsiCo over the past two decades. He is a member of the Center for Advanced Human Resources at Cornell and the Labor Policy Association. He has been a Director of InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. since December 18, 2012.

Summary Notes on Employee Reviews & Feedback

Best practices on Performance Management: 4 Core Ideas:

  • Set Expectations – what is it you want to achieve
  • Measurable Outcomes – individual and organizational level
  • Evaluations – where everything can fall apart
  • Payout or Consequence

Best Practices on Feedback

  • Continuous and ongoing feedback – no surprises
  • Keep the process simple
  • Tie feedback to performance
  • Feedback should be measurable