Week 4 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
The effectiveness of the performance appraisal is often a topic of debate. Read the Forbes article, “Eliminating Performance Appraisals (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.”. Based on the content of the article, identify three key points related to the author’s position on the elimination of performance appraisals. From the view of the manager and using the concepts found in our text, prepare a rebuttal to the article discussing each of the key points you identified and define the reasons why the performance appraisal should not be eliminated. Develop a potential solution to the performance appraisal debate, keeping in mind the intent of the appraisal and the desired outcome for both the organization and the employees. Support your solutions with a minimum of one outside resource.
Guided Response: Review the responses created by your classmates’. Evaluate the rebuttal points and respond to their rationale for not eliminating the performance appraisal within the workplace. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.