Three Types of Performance Appraisals

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Three Types of Performance Appraisals
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator
In employee performance management, performance appraisals are an important method to detect the strengths and weaknesses of employees and improve those through the right trainings and practices.
In fact, we can distinguish 3 types of performance appraisals:
  1. TRAIT APPRAISALS: The first type refers to the physical and/or phychological traits of individuals. Different types of jobs may require different traits, where other traits are generally valuable in any job. For example, a high level of conscientiousness and cognitive ability are generally related to higher performance. As such, it can be relevant to assess individual characteristics of your workforce.
  2. BEHAVIORAL APPRAISALS: This type of appraisal refers to the actions taken by a person, in other words those are the behaviours of individuals. Behavioral appraisals assess what actions individuals take at work, which is different from (but influenced by) the personal traits of that person. This ...Sign up

Three Similar Types of Performance Appraisals
Giridhar, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
This is very good. In my organization, a similar approach was taken, but called:
  2. DOMAIN COMPETEN...Sign up

Choosing the Right Type of Performance Appraisal to Use
Ray Uday Shankar Prasad, India, Member
Work situations are different in different organizations. Hence, any uniform appraisal practice is likely to give misleading results. Therefore, the a...Sign up

Differentiating Types of Appraisals
Good attempt to differentiate these types. But it is a herculean task to identify the Trait factors for each job. Also, this requires a very complicat...Sign up

Three Similar Performance Appraisal Types
Carlos Marques, Strategy Consultant, Portugal, Member
Any system aiming to be successful should comprise this three factors:
- Competences Appraisals
- Attitudes Appraisals
- Results Apprai...Sign up

Selecting the Right Appraisal Mechanism Depends on the Goal
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
If we talk about assessing someone’s performance, the GOAL need to be defined first. I agree very much whit what @Ray U...Sign up

Three Types of Performance Appraisal
L. B. Dogarawa, Analyst, Nigeria, Member
I rather see performance appraisal as results-based only. The so-called traits, behaviour, psychology etc and similar coinage are already implied in t...Sign up

3 Sources for Performance Appraisal
Rebecca Roe, United States, Member
Accomplishments stated in an appraisal show employees that management has paid attention and has measurable outcomes to actually evaluate performance,...Sign up

Performance Appraisal Types
Anjan Kumar Paul, Teacher, Bangladesh, Member
@Rebecca Roe: I agree with your comment and you appear to describe 3...Sign up

Another Performance Appraisal Type?
OSHUN, GRACE OKAIMA , Lecturer, Nigeria, Member
In order to ensure fairness, an employee appraisal should be measured against the organisation’s GOALS AND OBJECTIVES. These must previously have been...Sign up

SMART Types of Performance Appraisal
Ajay kapoor, CxO / Board, India, Member
Note that these 3 types differ in their ability to allow SMART goal setting. Especially when assessing behaviour compentency and when using a 360 feed...Sign up

MBO for Performance Appraisals
Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia, Member
Besides the mentioned types in Anneke article, there is another way of performance appraisals: the Sign up

MBO and 360 Evaluation
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
Practicing the 360 evaluation I believe to be the (currently) best available tool. @Gandhi Heryanto, I agree with t...Sign up

Maturity and Performance Appraisals
John Maddalena, CEO, South Africa, Member
Agree that there are different perspectives that must be considered.
We have developed "maturity models" following King II/III recommendations, i...Sign up

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