Although graphic rating scales are typically a unilateral method of evaluating performance, they can be modified to create a two-way method of appraisal management by objectives and narrative-essay methods generally require some employee input anyway they also can be modified to produce a formal two-way method. Method performance appraisal method that compares each employee's performance to a predetermined standard or expected level of output essay method performance appraisal method in which the rater writes a brief narrative describing the employee's performance critical incident method performance appraisal. Type of performance appraisal method, advantages, disadvantages graphic rating scale, inexpensive to develop, subjectivity easily understood by employees and managers, can be difficult to use in making compensation and promotion decisions essay, can easily provide feedback on the positive. This is latest a modern appraisal technique, which has been developed recently it is claimed that the behaviourally anchored rating scale method is one of the most equitable technique compared to other methods of appraisals it is a combination of narrative techniques like essay evaluation and quantifiable techniques. In these, an essay assessment is written of the performance for the narrative technique, with a log kept for the critical independent method this log is based on the critical incidents which occur over the year, or the period of time the performance appraisal focuses on, and looks to the actual performance as opposed to.
Like ranking, critical incident, and narrative essays new methods have been suggested for performance appraisal technique like mbo and assessment centers the survey also reviews and classifies some evaluation techniques used in multi criteria environment the rest of this paper is organized as follows: section ii. Essay appraisal method or known as narrative essay is a “free form method” ( tripathi cited from v balu (2006)) commonly used for professional positions in indian organisations the superior is required to give in writing an informed and honest account of the employee's strength, weakness, potentials which often includes. The narrative technique and critical-independent method involve more details analyses of job performance you write an essay assessment of performance with the narrative and keep a running log describing positive and negative performance and behaviors with the critical-independent method a pro of. Appraisal methods essay method in the essay method approach, the appraiser prepares a written statement about the employee being appraised the statement usually concentrates on describing specific strengths and weaknesses in job performance it also suggests courses of action to remedy the identified problem.
A narrative, also called an essay, is simply a written analysis of an employee's performance it's one of the oldest appraisal methods lisa tells tanya that she can think of it as a written performance report on an employee the method is very individualized and qualitative in nature lisa explains that this method also takes a. Essay method is the simplest one among various appraisal methods available in this method, the rater writes a narrative description on an employee's strengths, weaknesses, past performance, potential and suggestions for improvement its positive point is that it is simple in use it does not require complex formats and.
Performance appraisals take many forms written essays, the simplest essay method, is a written narrative assessing an employee's strengths, weaknesses, past performance, potential, and provides recommendations for improvement types of performance appraisal methods include comparative standards (such as,. The essay method is a written narrative assessment for employee performance the employers indicate the subordinate's strengths, weaknesses, potentials and areas of improvement in the workplace a disadvantage of essay appraisals is that they can be very time-consuming, and to a large extent, unstructured.