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What is performance appraisal? What are the different methods used to conduct performance appraisals?
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 Performance appraisal is the process of reviewing individuals' past productive activity to evaluate the contribution they have made toward attaining management system objectives. Like training, performance appraisal  which is also called performance review and performance evaluation  is a continuing activity that focuses on both established human resources within the organization and newcomers. Its main purpose is to furnish feedback to organization members about how they can become more productive and useful to the organization in its quest for quality.
There are several methods of performance appraisals. The most commonly used are:
1. Rating scale  Individuals appraising performance use a form containing several employee qualities and characteristics to be evaluated (e.g., dependability, initiative, leadership). Each evaluated factor is rated on a continuum or scale ranging, for example, from 1 to 7.
2. Employee comparisons  Appraisers rank employees according to such factors as job performance and value to organization. Only one employee can occupy a particular ranking. This method is also known as a "forced distribution" or "forced ranking" system.
3. Free-form essay  Appraisers simply write down their impressions of employees in paragraph form.
4. Critical-form essay  Appraisers write down particularly good or bad events involving employees as these events occur. Records of all documented events for any one employee are used to evaluate that person's performance.
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