Appraising Employee Performance: A vital organizational activity?

Tom Redman, Ed Snape, Gerard McElwee

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Performance appraisal is a longstanding, widespread and well‐developed practice in industry. Suggests that it possesses considerable potential to facilitate effective human resource management. Also argues, however, that it is often not given the attention it deserves and is flawed in practice. Traces the origins and development of performance appraisal, reviews why and how organizations use it, and concludes by examining who conducts staff appraisal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-10
Number of pages8
JournalEducation + Training
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 1993

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Education
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies

User-Defined Keywords

  • Higher education
  • Human resource management
  • Industry
  • Performance appraisal
  • Performance management
  • United Kingdom


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