Implementing a Performance Evaluation System

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Implementing a Performance Evaluation System Job performance is one of the most important factor in both organizational psychology and human resource management, for the last decade there have been growing interest in the development of knowledge about performance measurements in organizations, researchers have covered a wide range of areas surrounding the subject, like identification of problems and different approaches to measure performance. In organizational environment we can perceive the performance evaluation process, as the practice of a mutual exchange between an employee and his manager. That allows the employee to get an individual feedback about his job performance and productivity…show more content…
The value of this method is that an employee will feel motivated to achieve the objectives, as they are a part of the plan. (Rodgers & Hunter, 1992). 360-degree Appraisal: is a review method that uses feedback from an employee 's subordinates, superiors and colleagues to measure his performance at job. Feedback from external part related to the job, like customers can also be used in this performance appraisal method. The advantage of this method is that an employee is evaluated by different people, the negative side of this method is that factors like people experience with the employee and the personal relations have a direct impact on the employee score (Prowse & Prowse, 2009). Behavioral Rating: Behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARS) is a method of performance review where employee behavior is measure during critical events or while performing tasks on the job. All the results gathered from employee behavior on the job, is later transformed into performance scores. (Tziner, Joanis & Murphy, 2000). Other Methods: Other performance review methods include trait-based systems, essay appraisal method, checklist method, comparison method, field review, etc. In an essay appraisal method, the evaluator writes an essay on the employee 's performance at different levels. The writing summarizes employee performance as also his strengths, weaknesses and training needs. In the checklist method, performance parameters are enlisted
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