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Definition of rank-and-yank

rank-and-yank

adjective

  • a corporate performance review system in which employees are ranked in their performance, and the bottom-performing employees are terminated.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 10 2015.

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