Just over six out of 10 of the 61 organisations questioned said their scheme is “fairly successful”. Only 8 per cent said they were “very successful” and 11 per cent said they were unsuccessful.
Recent changes had been made to the system in 56 per cent of cases. The most common was revising appraisal guidelines or training, carried out by 62 per cent. Other common revisions were increasing or reducing the number of performance categories (32 per cent) and adapting appraisal structures to reward competency or skills acquisition (29 per cent).
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