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Performance Appraisal

Chongqing university teachers in uproar over 'unfair' appraisal plan

Teachers contended that the new appraisal was not in line with Chongqing's education policy because it would take away emphasis on teaching. The government recently said it would put more educational resources into teaching instead of school administration.

Monday, 18 March, 2013, 12:19pm

HR Voices

How can performance appraisals be made more effective?

10 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Put a stop to toxic manager syndrome

As we go up the corporate ladder, we come across a range of managerial characteristics. Some bosses are considerate and fair, while others are unfair and rigid, behaving as if the commercial world is a war zone.

4 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Service to be key factor in government appraisal system

A nationwide performance appraisal system to give the public a clear picture of how well local governments are meeting community needs is being finalised by the Ministry of Personnel.

A pilot project is already under way in Qingdao , Shandong province , and the results will be used to shape the national programme.

3 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

UNION DEMANDS REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

Disciplined services unionists yesterday urged an urgent review of the performance appraisal system.

The 4,000-strong Government Disciplined Services General Union finalised its position on the civil service review with a call to overhaul the long-standing appraisal system.

18 May 1999 - 12:00am

'Ludicrous' praise for bureaucrats

Civil service chiefs have been praising their staff's work too much, according to a government watchdog.

Public Service Commission chairman Haider Barma said some departments had graded 60 to 70 per cent of staff as 'outstanding' during the promotion exercise.

'It's a bit ludicrous,' he said.

20 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Testing times at work

IF YOU took a poll, I think you'd find that most managers regard the annual performance review of their subordinates as (at best) a necessary evil or (at worst) a total pain.

1 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Evaluating for success

Performance appraisals are a vital management tool that can go a long way towards keeping staff motivated, but they can lose much of their value - and indeed can work to lower office morale - if they are not carried out correctly.

PERSONNEL management teachers consider performance appraisal programmes to be most important in motivating staff.

1 Nov 1993 - 12:00am