Managerial Performance Appraisal

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A systematic, general, and periodic process that assesses an individual employee’s job performance and productivity in relation to certain pre-established criteria and organizational objectives.


Human resource management (HRM) covers the design, development, and implementation of interrelated activities that influence how a work organization attracts job applicants, retains motivated and successful employees, and ultimately carries out a proper performance appraisal. The main objective of the performance appraisal is to improve organizational efficiency and productivity. People are the organizations’ best assets, and without proper direction from HRM, the organization would seize to exist (Manzoor 2012). Effective HRM practices have been linked to higher employee performance, customer satisfaction, and greater financial results (Dressler 2003). Therefore, after hiring qualified employees, properly...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MPA ProgramSavannah State UniversitySavannahUSA