Creativity and Innovation: Sample Performance Review Phrases

Negative Creativity and Innovation Performance Review Phrases

Bill creates a stifling environment which is not conducive to creativity.

Jack is unimaginative in his work and the quality of his work product demonstrates this.

Holly needs to work on being more resourceful on tasks and projects.

Tim isn’t willing to take risks on creative ideas.

Bob gets “too creative” when approaching company policies and procedures. In most of these cases, Bob should just follow the appropriate policy.

Paul’s team feels discouraged as he often “shoots down” creative ideas without any explanation. Paul should be more willing to listen to ideas before he rejects them outright.

Jean does not tap into the creative side of her team and consistently overlooks the innovate employees reporting to her.

Rachel discourages creative solutions from her team.

Kevin has a difficult time thinking “outside of the box” and creating new and untested solutions.

Jim is a creative guy but he has a tendency to act before thinking. This causes problems when an untested or unexamined idea is moved forward too quickly.

Bob has a lot of creative potential but so far he has failed to tap into it. Bob should strike a balance between being pragmatic and creative.

Terry does not listen to alternatives or ideas other than the ones he develops. This is stifling the creativity of the team.

Mandy must increase her interaction with people on the team to seek out new ideas.

Bryan often takes credit for ideas of his subordinates. He should be more willing to share credit for other’s ideas.

There is a place and time for realism, yet Wendy consistently strikes a practical, hardnosed look at things without thinking how she could creatively solve a problem.

Frank has shown a tendency to be a matter-of-fact manager, but in his position, thinking in a more resourceful manner would do him well.

Whenever Bob runs into an obstacle, he has a tendency to stop and ask for help. We encourage him to develop solutions – or even recommendations – before constantly asking for help.

Terry does not research solutions deeply enough and often just compiles ideas found on Web sites. This does not help for many of the problems we run into.

Bill needs to focus on finding creative alternatives to problems over the next year. His focus on the knowledgebase is hindering him from thinking outside of the box.

Eve is reluctant to work on issues outside of her skill set. This limits her troubleshooting ability and limits her career progression.

Henry rarely innovates and when he does, it seems forced.

Trent fails to generate new ideas.

Jennifer seems unwilling to consider new or intriguing ideas, even when the team runs out of your run-of-the-mill ideas.

Wendy is not flexible when it comes time to generate new ideas.

Kyle actively crushes new ideas and innovations on his team.

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