The Performance Appraisal Process: A Model and Some Testable Propositions

Decotiis, Thomas; Petit, Andre
July 1978
Academy of Management Review;Jul1978, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p635
Academic Journal
A literature-based model of the determinants of the accuracy of performance ratings is presented. The model indicates that the major determinants of accuracy are: (a) rater motivation; (b) rater ability; and (c) availability of appropriate judgmental norms. Several propositions and suggestions for further research are derived from the components of the model.


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