Technology / Television (TV) / Brechtian Performance: Anti-naturalist, confrontational performance style based in the theories of German playwright Bertolt Brecht. He demanded that the viewer constantly be made aware of the fact that he or she is watching a play and that he or she should be distanced from the characters (see distanciation).
Performance Verb Synonyms: execution, completion, bringing off or about, accomplishment, effectuation, carrying out, discharge, dispatch, conduct, carrying-on, doing, fulfilment
Performance Noun Synonyms: playing, acting, interpretation, presentation, portrayal
Business / Finance / Performance Measurement: Calculation of the return a money manager realizes over some time interval. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Performance Measures: Quantitative measures of the quality of care provided by a health plan or provider that consumers, payors, regulators, and others can use to compare the plan or provider to other plans and providers. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Performance Monitoring: The practice of monitoring employees while they perform their jobs through the use of surveillance cameras, telephone or computer monitoring. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Performance Management: The process of maintaining or improving employee job performance through the use of performance assessment tools, coaching and counseling as well as providing continuous feedback. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Performance Improvement Plan: A plan implemented by a manager or supervisor that is designed to provide employees with constructive feedback, facilitate discussions between an employee and his or her supervisor regarding performan MORE