Human Resource Management

A performance appraisal is a regular review ofemployee job performance and contribution to organizational objectives. In manycases, performance appraisals are conducted at the end of the year to evaluateemployee performance, as well as set performance for the next year. For thisassignment, you will evaluate another function of HR and management andits contribution to effective performance management. Prior to beginning workon this assignment, read the article Adapting the Performance Appraisal Process to Meet the Needs of theModern Workplace (

In your paper

       Discuss howperformance appraisals are a function of HR and management.

       Analyze the basiccomponents of an effective performance appraisal.

o   Explain how performance appraisals cancontribute to organizational goals and objectives.

       Explain the advantagesof performance appraisals and how they contribute to effective training anddevelopment.

       Explain potentialforms of discrimination based on labor laws and regulations when conducting aperformance appraisal.

The Performance Appraisal paper

       Must be two double-spacedpages in length (not including title and references pages) and formattedaccording to APA style.

       Must include aseparate title page with the following:

o   Title of paper

o   Students name

o   Course name and number

o   Instructors name

o   Date submitted

       Must include anintroduction and conclusion paragraph.

       Must use at least twoscholarly, peer-reviewed, or credible sources in addition to the course text.

       Must include aseparate references page that is formatted according to APA style.