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Employees' experiences of performance management appraisals

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dc.contributor.author Tsiu, Tshepo
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-04T12:11:26Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-04T12:11:26Z
dc.date.issued 2013-09
dc.identifier.citation Tsiu, Tshepo (2013) Employees' experiences of performance management appraisals, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/10466> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/10466
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to explore employees’ experiences of performance management appraisals. There is an increasing need to ensure that performance appraisals realise performance improvement and professional development goals while safeguarding the dignity of employees. This study followed a qualitative research design and was conducted in a South African banking organisation with five participants at varying employment levels. Purposive, non-probability sampling was used to select the participants and a semi-structured interview was conducted with each participant. The interviews were transcribed and the data was analysed using the discourse analysis method in keeping with social constructivism. Various insights about the employees’ experiences of performance management appraisals can be drawn from the overall research findings, which are likely to benefit the field of industrial and organisational psychology and managers in various organisations in conducting more effective performance appraisals by ensuring that they are fair and ethical, and can facilitate professional growth. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (x, 157 leaves :ill.)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights University of South Africa
dc.subject Employee experiences en
dc.subject Performance management appraisals en
dc.subject Social constructivism en
dc.subject Performance improvement en
dc.subject Professional development en
dc.subject.ddc 658.3125
dc.subject.lcsh Employees -- Ratings of
dc.subject.lcsh Performance management
dc.subject.lcsh Employees -- Attitudes
dc.title Employees' experiences of performance management appraisals en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Industrial & Organisational Psychology)


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