HOW TO…improve appraisals

January 2009
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p57
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.


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