TYPES OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SYSTEM:Graphic Rating Scale Method
The Graphic Rating Scale is the simplest and still most popular technique for appraisingperformance. A Graphic Rating Scale lists traits (such as quality and reasonability) and arange of performance values (from unsatisfactory to outstanding) for each trait. Thesupervisor rates each subordinate by circling or checking the source that best describes hisor her performance for each trait. The assigned values for the traits are then totaled.
Alternation Ranking Method
Ranking employees for the best to worst on a trait ortraits is another option. Since, it is usually easier to distinguish between theworst and best employees, and Alternation
Ranking Method is most popular. First,list all subordinate to be rated, a then close out the names of any not known well enough torank. Then, on a form the employees who is highest on the characteristics being measuredand also the one who is the lowest. Then choose the next highest and the next lowest,alternating between highest and lowest until all employees have been ranked.
Paired Comparison Method
The Paired Comparison Method helps make the Ranking Method precise. For every trait(quantity of work, quality of work, and so on), you pair and compare every subordinate withevery other subordinate.Suppose you have five employees to rate. In the Paired Comparison Method, you make achart, of all possible pairs of employees for each trait. Then, for each trait, indicate (with a+or a-) who is the best employee of the pair. Next, add up the no. of +s for each employee.