Sanchawa, Denis H HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS11/5/2012 PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL
Definitions Performance appraisal is the process of assessing the performance or progress of an employee, or a group of employees on the given job, as well as his potential for future development. Performance appraisal or Performance evaluation is a method of evaluating the behaviour of employees in a work place, normally including both the quantitative and qualitative aspect of job performance. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Meaning and description Thus, performance appraisal comprises all formal procedures used in organisations to evaluate the contributions, personality, and potential of individual employees. In other words, performance appraisal includes the comparison of performance scales of different individuals holding similar areas of work responsibilities and relate to determination of worth of the scales for the achievement of organisaton objective. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Meaning and descriptions Performance appraisal is a systematic evaluation of the employees performance at work. Performance appraisal is a process of evaluating an employees performance on a job in terms of its requirement. It is a process of estimating or judging the value, excellence, qualities of status of some object, person or thing. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Characteristics of performanceappraisal A Process : Performance appraisal is not a one-act play. It is rather a process that involves several acts or steps. Systematic Assessment : Performance appraisal is a systematic assessment of an employee‘s strengths and weakness in the context of the given job. Main Objective : The main objective of it is to know how well an employee is going for the organisation and what needs to be improved in him. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Characteristics---- Scientific Evaluation : It is an objective, unbiased and scientific evaluation through similar measure and procedures for all employees in a formal manner Periodic Evaluation :appraisal of an individual employee is likely to occur at certain intervals through out that person‘s history of employment (say quarterly, six monthly, annually, etc.) Employee Feedback : Performance appraisal system provides information to employees on how well they are doing their jobs, and this feedback is provided to them when it is relevant. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Purpose of performanceappraisal Appraisal Procedure : It provides a common and unified measure of performance appraisal to the employees. Decision Making : Performance appraisal of the employees helps in decision making by the management. Work Performance Records : Performance appraisal gives us a complete information in the form of records regarding every employee. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Purpose of performanceappraisal 4. Employees Development : Performance appraisal guides 5. Enables Supervisors to be More Alert and Competent : 6. Merit Rating . It enables them to make more careful analysis of personnel in the organization. 7.It improve employee employers relation. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Uses of performance appraisal Helps in deciding promotion Helps in personnel actions such as demotion ,transfers and layoffs Helps in wage and salary administration Helps in training and development Helps in personnel research in the field of personnel management. Helps in self evaluation Help in creating healthy competition because it brings out the deficiencies and shortcomings of the employees. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Essentials for effectiveperformance appraisal system Mutual trust between supervisors and employees Clear objectives Standardization Training Job relatedness Strength and weakness Feedback and participation Individual differences Post appraisal system Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Essentials---- Post appraisal interview Review and appeal Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Steps for effective performanceappraisal Establishing performance standard Communicating performance standards to employee Measuring actual performance Comparing actual standards with performance Discussing the appraisal with the employee Initiating corrective actions. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Methods of performanceappraisal Traditional methodsRanking methodGrading methodMan to man comparison methodGraphic rating scale Modern methodsMboAssessment centre method360 degree feedback and etc Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
Assignment one(individual)Performance appraisal is not merely for appraisal but is for accomplishment and improvement of performance. DiscussSubmission: Friday 5th October 2012 at 10:00 Am. Sanchawa, Denis H 11/5/2012
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