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    MGT262-0803B-02 Compensation and Benefits
    Assignment Name: Unit 4 Discussion Board

    Details: Discuss several specific actions the HR generalist could recommend or facilitate to support the managers in improving the value of the performance appraisal system.

    In your own words, please post a response to the Discussion Board and comment on other postings. You will be graded on the quality of your postings.

    Objective: Differentiate between various kinds of performance appraisal programs.

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    //The given discussion is based on an important term related to Human Resources. The concept is performance appraisal. Before differentiating various kinds of 'Performance Appraisal Programs' it is better to have a good understanding of the concept of performance appraisal. In this series, the first part of the discussion is including the knowledge of the term performance appraisal.//

    Performance appraisal refers to the process of assessing the performance and progress of employees on a given job and their potential for future development. It is the systematic evaluation of employee's strengths and weaknesses in terms of job consisting of a series of steps. It provides necessary information to the management for taking personnel decisions, such as pay increases, promotions, demotions, transfers and terminations. It facilitates human resource planning, career planning and succession planning. It promotes a positive work environment, which contributes to productivity. Therefore, an organization can effectively utilize the performance appraisal system, if the system will be well defined and undertakes necessary steps for its improvement by following a set pattern of steps (Latham & Kenneth, 1994).

    Actions that improve the Performance Appraisal ...

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