Conducting Staff Appraisals: How to Set Up a Review System that Will Ensure Fair and Effective Appraisal - and Improve Individual Performance and Organisational Results

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How To Books Ltd, 2005 - Employees - 246 pages
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Why bother with appraisal? Appraisal can help the organisation to be more efficient (and hence more profitable), and also help the individual employee gain more job satisfaction. A satisfied employee is going to work better: a more profitable company means a happier boss. This book is written for people involved in staff appraisal at the present time, and those who are intending to become so in the future. It covers: Conducting appraisals in an open organisation; Appraisal skills - interview techniques and listening and counselling skills Eight rules for successful negotiation The role of job analysis, job description and person specification Different types of appraisal Preparing for the appraisal interview Conducting the interview and evaluating the appraisal What can go wrong with an appraisal and what to watch out for Resolving conflict
  

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Contents

The open organisation and appraisal
19
The purposes of appraisal
40
People and appraisal skills
66
Describing the job describing the person
96
Alternative appraisals
119
The 360 degree appraisal
134
Preparation
154
Conducting the interview
183
Evaluation
201
Present thoughts and future directions
221
Glossary
233
Useful addresses
241
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Nigel Hunt is a senior lecturer in the Psychology Department of Nottingham Trent University. He specializes in stress and trauma, and suffers from alopecia himself.

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