Define staff appraisal. Explain in brief, any four objectives of the staff appraisal.
“Staff appraisal is the process of evaluating the employee’s perform once on the job in terms of the requirement of the job.”
In the Merit Grading method, certain grades of merit are decided. The raters are required to distribute the rating into predetermined scales. Employees are rated on the basis of overall performance.
This method eliminates the subjective judgment and two or more employees can be given an equal rating.
Some objectives of staff appraisal are :
- To identify the strengths and weaknesses of staff to place the right men on the right job.
- To maintain records in order to determine compensation packages, wage structure, etc.
- To identify inefficient workers and the’ reasons for their inefficiency.
- It serves as a basis for influencing the working habits of the employees.