Performance appraisals can actually be counter-productive for employees who are in the greatest need of training and further development. This fact is highlighted by Professor Bård Kuvaas from the BI Norwegian School of Management, based on a new research study.
There is almost not a single organisation, public or private, which does not conduct performance appraisals in one form or another. Performance appraisals are one of the most widely used tools within HR (Human Resources). But is the performance appraisal pure hype, or does it really contribute to a better work performance, increased company loyalty and more committed employees?
Bård Kuvaas, who is professor of organisational psychology at the BI Norwegian School of Management, has carried out an extensive study involving almost 600 employees working in some 60 savings banks in order to record employees experiences of the appraisal interview.
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