A Guide to Performance Appraisal
From the paper:
?In an increasingly competitive global market place, organizations are dedicated to continual individual and organisational improvement. Performance appraisal is considered to be an important tool in accomplishing this improvement. In a study conducted by the American Productivity and Quality Center and Linkage Incorporated several organizations declined to participate in performance appraisal research as they believed their performance appraisal system to be a source of competitive advantage. One executive compared the revealing of his organization?s performance management strategies to Coca-Cola supplying their recipe.?