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Performance Management Systems and Strategies by Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya

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TYPES AND METHODS OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

Different methods of performance appraisal are followed in different organizations to achieve the above objectives. Since some methods of performance appraisal are complicated and call for adequate knowledge in quantitative techniques, many organizations follow traditional methods of appraisal while others consider modern methods as the basis for evaluating their employees’ job performance.

Traditional Methods

Traditional methods of performance appraisal may be categorized broadly under the following heads:

Straight Ranking Method

This is the oldest and simplest method of performance appraisal by which employees are tested in order of merit giving some numerical rank and placed in a simple group. Such ...

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