TITLE

HOW TO…improve appraisals

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers some solutions to improving employee appraisals. There is a need for human resources (HR) to say what appraisals should achieve and empower managers to deliver those standards with their desired results. Particular focus is given to the approach taken by Skandia to provide honest feedback to their employees. Another option is to tailor or customize things to the organisation's aims, people and resources. It is important for HR professionals to lead by example.
ACCESSION #
37020399

 

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