How to Do a Superior Performance Appraisal

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Wiley, Jan 16, 1991 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
The complete guide to painless, mutually profitable performanceappraisals. How to do a Superior Performance Appraisal For anybodywho equates doing a performance appraisal with a dentalappointment, here's a complete guide to painless, mutuallyprofitable appraisals. Written by bestselling management author andFortune 1000 consultant William S. Swan, it shows you how totransform what traditionally has been a source of potentialconflict among managers and staff members, into a productive andmutually profitable process for both employer and employee.
* A systematic, step-by-step guide to conducting appraisals thatreduces defensiveness and conflict while increasing quality andproductivity
* 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 sampledialogues, including a model performance appraisal formincorporating what has been proven to be the most powerfulapproach
* Throughout, the emphasis is on performance management vs.simplistic "report-card" type systems

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Introduction Why Managers
formance appraisal an event to be dreaded by man
Performance Appraisal Systems

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About the author (1991)

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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