Rater goals as a function of appraisal purpose and ratee performance level
The goals raters have in mind when evaluating employee performance has not been a central area of focus in traditional performance appraisal literature (Cleveland & Murphy, 1992; Murphy and Cleveland , 1991). The purpose of the current study was to empirically examine rater goals and how they vary as a function of appraisal purpose (administrative or developmental) and ratee performance level (poor, average, or outstanding). The method used in this study was based upon procedures used in the creation of behaviorally anchored rating scales. The study was divided into three main phases: phase one ...
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