Week 3 – Discussion 2
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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Bias in Performance Appraisal
This is an important discussion about the influence of supervisor rater error while conducting performance reviews. Watch the video entitled Performance Appraisal Rater Errors (Links to an external site.) in preparation for addressing the following questions.
A common problem with performance appraisal programs is supervisor rater error when making judgments about subordinate performance. What is the potential impact of rater error on worker performance and organizational performance? How can a firm attempt to identify and reduce appraisal rater error? Suggest at least two remedies.
Respond substantively to two other learners in the forum. Support your claims with examples from required materials and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Your initial post should be a minimum of 200 words.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts, and respond to at least two of your peers by 11:59 p.m., on Day 7 of the week. Provide any additional information or examples that you are aware of that may contribute to your classmates’ analyses. Challenge your peers by asking a question that may cause them to add additional information about their responses in the initial response. You are encouraged to post your required replies early during the week to promote more meaningful interactive discourse in the discussion. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Day 7.