Analyze the following article: 3 Ways Performance Reviews Are Getting Revamped -- For the Better, by Stephanie Taylor Christiansen, September 25, 2015, Forbes Magazine In-Text citation (Christiansen,

Due: Midnight Sunday of Unit 6 . Performance Appraisal Assignment Instructions:

Analyze the following article: 3 Ways Performance Reviews Are Getting Revamped -- For the Better, by Stephanie Taylor Christiansen, September 25, 2015, Forbes Magazine In -Text citation (Christiansen, 2015) Reference: Christiansen, S.T. (2015). 3 Ways Performance Reviews Are Getting Reva mped – For the Better. Retrieved from -ways - performance -reviews - are -getting -revamped -for -the -better/#2135d41a69ec Answer EACH of the six (6) questions separatel y (include the question with each response). The paper needs in -depth research and analysis to show understanding and knowledge of the points raised by the author/s in relationship to the Performance Appraisal process. Note: the Christiansen (2015) articl e, along with two to three outside academic sources, are required as references for the following questions: 1. Why was the performance appraisal first established? What was its purpose? 2. What are the problems with the Annual Review and how can it be fixed? 3. What type of Performance Review provides the best feedback? (based on academic data) 4. Link the Performance Review to Compensation. What is the connection between the Performance Appraisal and Compensation? 5. Find at least three companies from the Christianse n (2015) article and another source who use Compensation perks that drive performance. More extensive research may be needed. Use your search skills. A minimum of three companies and what compensation perks they provide their employees. 6. After you finished your research describe in your words what you feel is the best Performance Appraisal method and why? MGT201 – Human Resource Management Performance Appraisal Assignment Notes:  Additional research is needed. Find an academic article (from the readings and resources, or valid business source s uch as Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, SHRM, Harvard Business Review, etc.).  Microsoft Word Document with APA formatting and 12 pt. fonts double spaced.  Each question requires a minimum of three paragraphs of informati on cited per APA format.  APA format requires a cover sheet, introduction, contents, and at the end of the paper a list of the references. Cite all your sources and incorporate them in your Reference (APA format guidelines under College Success Resources) Each question should be answered separately with a minimum of three paragraphs of sufficient data. Important: The purpose of this assignment is to measure the student's understanding of the lessons learned via class lectures, supporting documentations withi n the Units and outside research. Cutting and pasting from a resource are not allowed. You need to research a topic for full understanding and then present the information in your words.

All paraphrased (reworded) information needs to be cited in accord wi th APA guidelines. Safe Assign is used to prevent plagiarism. The APA format gives students’ the tool to correctly identify sources. Performance Management and Appraisals – the attached is just one of the many references to help you understand the purposes of Performance Appraisals. Please see the following page for the grading rubric. Students: Be sure to read the criteria, by which your appraisal will be evaluated, before you write, and again after you write. Evaluation Rubric for PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL Assignment Excellent 20 - 18 points Very Good 17.9 - 16 points Average 15.9 - 14 points Needs Improvement 13.9 - 0 points Content 20 Points The topic addresses the assignment. Research and analysis are substantive and well - formulated The paper is clear and addressed the assignment.

Research and Analysis are clear The assignment is clearly stated, but the body is not well - formulated. More research and analysis required The topic is not Researched, analyzed or well -formulated Supporting Informatio n 20 points Supportin g ACADEMI C information and detail are used effectively to support the topic Supporting information and details are explained sufficiently There is some supporting detail, not enough to support argument There is a lack of supporting information and detail Organizatio n 20 points The organization is particularly well - suited to the assignment topic The organization is appropriate to the assignment topic There is evidence of some organization but is not consistent throughout the paper The organization selected does not fit the context, or is a poor selection given the context Preparation and Ongoing Developme nt 20 points The paper demonstrates that there was thorough preparation. The paper was well - designed and executed Paper demonstrates that there was sufficient preparation for adequate delivery There is some evidence of preparation but more insight needed The paper demonstrates a lack of preparation. Excellent 10 - 9 points Very Good 8.9 - 8 points Average 7.9 - 7 points Needs Improvement 6.9 - 0 points Grammar 10 points The assignment exhibits skilled use of grammatical elements Assignment meets basic requirements of college - level writing There is some evidence of college -level writing but needs work Assignment is not appropriate to college - level Reference s 10 points Work displays skilled use of APA in- text citations and references Work includes in -text citations and references, but there are problems with the proper APA method There are some references/citations but no precise method Work displays Few or no in -text citations or references. Lack of APA format