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Performance Appraisals (in psychology)

* Evaluate different performance appraisal methods that might be applied in the field of child psychology

* Explain the various benefits and vulnerabilities of each performance appraisal method

-400 words for 4 credits
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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in identifying performance appraisal methods that can be used in the field. As I see it, the 'performance appraisal' has to do with the performance of experts in the field, either as a practitioner or a researcher. As such, the information provided here deals with that. I suggest using this simple outline:
1. The Appraisal Methods - 200 words
2. Benefits and Vulnerabilites - 200 words

What you should provide is a simple narrative. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Performance Appraisals

In management and human resources, performance appraisals are commonplace as it allows for those in a particular position and role to be documented (in terms of performance) and evaluated. According to Lussier & Hendon (2013) performance appraisal is, "the ongoing process of evaluating employee performance. Performance appraisals are reviews of employee performance over time." They consider it as part of performance management, where performance management is defined as, and "the process of identifying, measuring, managing, and developing the performance of the human resources in an ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of performance appraisals (as it applies to child psychology as a professional field). Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.