Performance Appraisal


Performance Appraisal is a systematic evaluation of employee performance that can be used to understand their personal abilities for further growth and development. The concept reviews the objectives of performance appraisal, its advantages, and implementation steps.

Technique Overview

Performance Appraisal

Performance Appraisal Definition

Performance appraisal describes a wide variety of activities through which organisations seek to assess employees and develop their competence, enhance performance and distribute rewards (Fletcher, 2001).

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Business Application

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  • Armstrong, M. and Baron, A. (2004) Managing Performance. CIPD, London.
  • Cummings, T.G. and Worley, C.G. (2009) Organization Development and Change. Cengage Learning, Mason, OH.
  • Daft, R.L. and Marcic, D. (2009) Understanding Management. Cengage Learning, Mason, OH.
  • Deets, N.R. and Tyler, D.T. (1986) How Xerox Improved its Performance Appraisals. Personnel Journal, Vol. 65(4), pp. 50–52.

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