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Upward and Onward Can Staff Appraise Their Managers

Upward and Onward Can Staff Appraise Their Managers Upward appraisal involves staff having a formal input into theirmanagers or supervisors performance appraisal. Reviews the rationalefor the adoption of upward appraisal systems for managers, andidentifies a number of key factors likely to contribute towards the morewidespread use of upward appraisal. Describes upward appraisal systemsin practice, reviewing what they are used for, who is appraised, what isappraised, and how the appraisals are conducted. Then discusses theeffectiveness of upward appraisal, paying particular attention to itsacceptability to managers, subordinates and trade unions. Finally,considers whether the transplant of what is largely an American practicecan be more widely achieved in the UK and proposes some areas for futureresearch. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Personnel Review Emerald Publishing

Upward and Onward Can Staff Appraise Their Managers

Personnel Review , Volume 21 (7): 15 – Jul 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0048-3486
DOI
10.1108/00483489210021044
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Abstract

Upward appraisal involves staff having a formal input into theirmanagers or supervisors performance appraisal. Reviews the rationalefor the adoption of upward appraisal systems for managers, andidentifies a number of key factors likely to contribute towards the morewidespread use of upward appraisal. Describes upward appraisal systemsin practice, reviewing what they are used for, who is appraised, what isappraised, and how the appraisals are conducted. Then discusses theeffectiveness of upward appraisal, paying particular attention to itsacceptability to managers, subordinates and trade unions. Finally,considers whether the transplant of what is largely an American practicecan be more widely achieved in the UK and proposes some areas for futureresearch.

Journal

Personnel ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 1, 1992

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