How to Do a Superior Performance Appraisal

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Wiley, Jan 16, 1991 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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The complete guide to painless, mutually profitable performance appraisals. How to do a Superior Performance Appraisal For anybody who equates doing a performance appraisal with a dental appointment, here's a complete guide to painless, mutually profitable appraisals. Written by bestselling management author and Fortune 1000 consultant William S. Swan, it shows you how to transform what traditionally has been a source of potential conflict among managers and staff members, into a productive and mutually profitable process for both employer and employee.
* A systematic, step-by-step guide to conducting appraisals that reduces defensiveness and conflict while increasing quality and productivity
* All the nuts and bolts of doing an appraisal: data collecting, avoiding errors, knowing EEO guidelines, and much more
* Packed with useful checklists, information sheets,and sample dialogues, including a model performance appraisal form incorporating what has been proven to be the most powerful approach
* Throughout, the emphasis is on performance management vs. simplistic "report-card" type systems

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Section 1
3
Section 2
15
Section 3
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William S. Swan, PhD, is President of Swan Consultants, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in personnel selection and performance management, based in New York City. He is also author of the highly regarded Swan's How to Pick the Right People Program.

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