Supervisors Maintain Performance Appraisals

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Maintaining consistent performance appraisals help supervisors review and discuss an employee’s performance. The performance appraisal measures the employee’s accomplishments, skills, progress, and can provide training for problem areas. This process helps with effective communication and creates relationships with your employees. Correctly done appraisals will show the employee respect and improve work performance. In this paper I will be describing effective performance appraisals and how they can increase employee performance. I will provide examples of strategic advantages in the performance appraisals process and also give examples of potential unfairness in the employee appraisal system. Effective Performance Appraisals “Performance appraisal is the process through which employee performance is assessed, feedback is provided to the employee, and corrective action plans are designed.” (Youssef, 2012). Performance appraisals can be very effective, by doing them carefully it will improve employee performance. Consistency with the evaluations is an important part of the process. During the evaluation express positive and negative accomplishments from the employee by using examples. Use goals, job related data that support ratings and focus on outcomes the employee can control and work towards. List specific areas the employee can improve on. Also it is important to compliment and show your appreciation to the employee. These comments and concerns should not only

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