Subjectivity in Performance Appraisals
Dinesh, Analyst, United States, Member
There is a general feeling that performance appraisals are subjective and that when managers rate their team members, a certain bit of bias seems to creep in. This thought process leads to un-necessary friction between the managers and employees.
Can we eliminate the subjectivity in performance appraisals by automating the rating?
Sometimes, people ask us if we can automate the rating completely using our software. So, they expect that the rating should be automatically given based on employee’s performance and pre-defined rating for such performance and managers would not be responsible for rating the performance.
So, can rating automation be a solution to remove the subjectivity in appraisals? In reality, will it be possible to remove the subjectivity element and automate the rating completely, without a manager’s involvement? This is definitely a point to ponder on.
First, let us understand the parameters or t...