Human Resource Management Leslie Rue 11e – Test Bank
Performance Management Systems
True / False Questions
|Generally, one of the responsibilities of line managers in performance management is to maintain a reporting system to ensure that appraisals are conducted on a timely basis.
|Ability refers to the amount of energy an individual uses in performing a task.
|The only necessary condition for high-level performance is an individual’s ability.
|It is generally recommended that informal performance appraisals should be conducted two or three times a year for most employees.
|An understanding of job descriptions is crucial for conducting performance appraisals.
|Management by objectives (MBO) requires that employees participate in the process of performance evaluation by helping to set objectives.
|The focus of the behaviorally anchored rating scale (BARS) and, to some extent, the graphic rating scale and checklist methods of performance appraisal is primarily on performance outcomes.
|Most behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARSs) use the term job dimension to mean those broad categories of duties and responsibilities that make up a job.
|Major advantages of behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARSs) include their simplicity and ease of development.
|The critical-incident appraisal method requires an evaluator to keep a written record of job behaviors that illustrate both the satisfactory and unsatisfactory performance of the employee being rated.