360 Appraisal Versus Indigenous Systems and Culture

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360 Appraisal Versus Indigenous Systems and Culture
Nhlanhla Sibisi, Student (University), Germany

In South Africa we have an indigenous traditional culture called Ubuntu (which is also referred to as 'The African Way').
I am curious as to how can you carry out an appraisal within societies that have a strong belief in their own way of evaluating performance?
Obviously my thinking is that the appraisal tools discussed here are steeped in 'western culture'.
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Nhlanhla Sibisi, Student (University), Germany
I guess it will be a quite a challenge to r...

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Aderoju Ogunlana, Student (Other), United States
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Mark Cicotello, VP of HR, United States
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V. L. KHUZWAYO, Student (MBA), South Africa
Regarding the culture of Ubuntu by Nhlanhla Sibisi...

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Jean Claude Perrault, Manager, South Africa
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Thomas N. Meriwether, Professor, United States
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Eddie Ozols, Australia
From my limited time in South Africa I understand ...

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Chike Nwokorie, Management Consultant, United Kingdom
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Rajinder Singh, Director, India
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Dennis Sebata, Business Consultant, Botswana
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mushininga, Manager, Zimbabwe
Ubuntu means being human and behaving as expect...

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Hasan Hasanuzzoha, Professor, Canada
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Jean Cardino, HR Consultant, Philippines
Interesting! May I know a more comprehensive descr...


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