The performance appraisal process should be a time to reflect on the last year and celebrate successes. It should also be used as a time to course correct if an employee has gotten off track. Reinforcing the positive and celebrating the successes can influence future positive behaviors.
Time to Scrap Performance Appraisals? Performance Appraisals are the review and evaluation of job performance and when an employee gets feedback on how he or she is doing. However, many companies are choosing to change or scrap this system all together, because people want more than annual feedback, and it is difficult for a manager to remember a whole year! This Forbes article explains how performance appraisal can be revamped.