What is the purpose of performance appraisals? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the four major appraisal methods currently in use?

Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 2

Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

Performance   Appraisal

What is the purpose of performance appraisals? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the four major appraisal methods currently in use? What if an employee’s work is not very quantifiable; how should a manager work to provide a fair appraisal?
Guided Response:
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Evaluate their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspective presented in their initial posts.