Introduction to Appraisal Effectiveness

What you’ll learn to do: Discuss ways to improve appraisal effectiveness

illustration of a green thumbs up and a red thumbs downAlthough performance management is a fundamental organizational and human need, appraisals are generally loathed by both managers and employees. A Harvard Business Review article cited a study that found 45% of managers “don’t see value in the systems they used.”[1] In this section, we’ll discuss how to improve appraisal effectiveness, covering common errors and techniques for improving appraisal effectiveness.

  1. Cappelli, Peter and Anna Travis. "The Performance Management Revolution." Harvard Business Review. October 2016. Accessed August 20, 2019.