Thursday, March 17, 2005

Appraisals damaging HR

People IQ, an online performance appraisal company has released a survey suggesting that
Only 13 percent of employees and managers and 6 percent of CEOs think their organization's performance appraisal is useful. And 88 percent say their current performance appraisal negatively impacts their opinion of HR.

The survey finds that appraisals are seen as too generic (little evidence to support comments), too cumbersome and that systems don't differentiate low and high performers.