A Critical Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Performance Appraisal Methods

wang, ye (2017) A Critical Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Performance Appraisal Methods. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)]

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This study evaluates the effectiveness of several performance appraisal methods in a critical way and compares them from different perspectives to illustrate the benefits as well as limitations of each of them. Further it also identifies how the participants think about these methods in practice in order to verify the arguments form academics. The objective of this dissertation is to make people have a better understanding of the features of different performance appraisal methods, and help them to adopt these techniques in an effective way. The study followed exploratory approach where researches about these performance appraisal methods are provided with practical evidences collected from a group of interviewees. Besides, this study was depended on qualitative technique for collecting data where the interviews were used to collect the data from 12 employees in four different companies, among which two of the companies are from the UK while the other are from China.

According to the analysis of the results, some findings are explained combined with the research data, and recommendations based on that are also provided as a guide for readers in the end of the dissertation.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: Wang, Ye
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 09:24
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2018 10:12
URI: https://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/46185

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