This will reduce the "limbo" time between ending one period and starting another as well as increase the consistency of evaluations across appraisees
In over 41 per cent of cases the appraisals were conducted over the phone with no face to face contact between the appraiser and appraisee
Interviews were conducted with parallel stakeholders in the two schools--heads of school, appraisers, appraisees
, personnel managers and trade union representatives--over a 3-month period.
proactivity: Interviewees emphasised the need for appraisees
to be proactive in the PA process and this included, 'playing the game' to get ahead.
should be provided with opportunities to explain their professional practices (Developmental Appraisal for Educators, 1998).
Great bosses tell their appraisees
what their anticipated future is with the organisation.
Whilst research of this kind highlights some general factors at work in the appraisal interaction, they do not always help in actually handling it better in practice; you cannot manipulate appraisers' levels of liking for their appraisees
to produce improved appraisal outcomes
In a more developmental- or collegiate-based system, the appraisee
may have some freedom in the designation of an appraiser, confidentiality of documentation, with the latter playing no role in compensatory or disciplinary procedures.
Only cases where the employees knew their DMPA were used for the evaluation, and both appraisers and appraisees
used identical rating scales.
There is (1) the effectiveness of the system as judged by the management or the appraisers and there is (2) the effectiveness of the system as judged by the subordinate employees or the appraisees
A second likely determinant of accountability to the appraisees
is the visibility of the ratings among the employees (Padgett, 1989).
Though organisation claims that appraisees
participation and involvement is given high priority and being institutionalized in PMS, however the results show that this attribute was perceived as low by employees rated as leader, competent or learner.
Train all appraisers in giving, and appraisees
in receiving, critical feedback.
Unfortunately, this procedure seems unsatisfactory because the performance-rating supervisor's liking for appraisees
remains covert and its potential influence unexamined.
But if the 360-degree appraisal process is not designed to help appraisees
make improvements, those expectations will not be fulfilled.