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360 degree performance appraisal
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Chrm Message From: Thiru Total Posts: 2 Join Date: 18/05/2009
Rank: Beginner Post Date: 22/05/2009 08:37:09 Points: 10 Location: India

Dear All 

I am thiru and very new to this forum.

I wants to know basicaly what this 360 degree performance appaisal is.

Is there any book on it

Can someone help me out

Thanks & Regards


Chrm Message From: debora Total Posts: 90 Join Date: 18/05/2009  
Rank: Manager Post Date: 11/09/2019 10:46:43 Points: 350 Location: India

The 360 degree performance appraisal system is a way to make sure the appraisal is done in a full-fledged way considering all the elements surrounded to the employee. The 360 degree performance appraisal policy is very complicated and difficult to implement. One may ask why organization should invest in 360 degree performance appraisal system? Here the answer, is for long term development of employee and to create a strong leadership front. The 360 degree performance appraisal method provides a holistic approach towards the performance of employee. It includes very important factors such as collaboration, teamwork and leadership. Development plan based on the 360 degree performance appraisal system, effectively improve the overall performance of employee and productivity of organization. There are different steps which we follow in order to implement the 360 degree assessment. Clarity and effectiveness of the system is very important for an organization.

The 360 degree performance appraisal system is a way to improve the understanding of strength and weaknesses of employee with the help of creative feedback forms.

There exist 3 prime reasons due to which organization prefer to go for a 360 degree performance appraisal:
1. In order to get a enhance review about  performance and prospective of the future leader.

2. To broaden the insight of manpower development and its needs.

3. In order to collect feedback from all the employees and to ensure the organizational justice.
 Usually under 360 degree appraisal system the feedback is collected from peers subordinates customers managers and the team members of the employee. The feedback is collected using on job survey based on the performance of employees there exist four stages of a 360 degree appraisal. The first stages self appraisal followed by superior’s appraisal then subordinates appraisal and lastly the peer appraisal.

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