How to Achieve Fair Performance Appraisals?

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Mrs c usha rani
Professor, India

How to Achieve Fair Performance Appraisals?

It's important that a fair method / system of feed back must be implemented in every organization.
This means the appraiser has to verify and communicate the PURPOSE of the feed back:
For what reason are they obtaining the feed back. For example for measuring the performance, to consider promotion, for salary increment, for job transfer, as a basis for training, or to provide better opportunities to the employee, etc.


Dennis Munene, Kenya

Fair System of Feedback: Criteria and Transparency

I feel that as much as the fairness and transparency is required in the appraisal process, the criteria employed should remain a management secret to some extent to avoid a feel of unfairness should another member of the staff achieve the same appraisal but is not extended eg. salary increase.
For example in the production unit, if there is a set maximum limit of units per set period attracting a specific appraisal, if that is communicated to all the staff then whoever attains it has a right to be appraised.
In essence, managerial appraisal criteria should remain its reservation and variation is an essential factor to ensure that all the staff feel recognised and appreciated in their own ways of contributing to the achievement of the organisational goals and objectives.

Ezekiel Eniola
HR Consultant, Gambia

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