Disparaging Appraisal Terms

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Oshun, Grace Okaima
Lecturer, Nigeria

Disparaging Appraisal Terms

I recently heard the following terms referring to some office workers: they are "do nothings" and "non-performing investments".


Federico Zanolla, Italy

Degrading Appraisal Terms

The second one is quite degrading in my opinion. It seems as if they are treated as things. I believe such a line of thought should not be adopted.

Helen Strong
Business Consultant, South Africa

Degrading Appraisal Terms

Agree such language is disrespectful and not acceptable.
However this seems like a management issue or a total lack of motivation. Why is lack of performance tolerated? Alternatively what is wrong with the leadership that people do not respect them sufficiently to perform? Are the salaries not fair? The situation needs investigation and correction.

Dr. Sapna Dadwal
Professor, India

Lack of Leadership and Motivation Strategies

In my opinion both terms are very disrespectful and show lack of leadership and inefficient motivation strategies. I agree that workers may differ in their performance levels, but no workers can be "do nothings" or "non performing investments" if they are properly motivated.


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