Performance Appraisal

A performance appraisal is a regular review of employee job performance and contribution to organizational objectives. In many cases, performance appraisals are conducted at the end of the year to evaluate employee performance, as well as set performance for the next year. For this assignment, you will evaluate another function of HR and management and its contribution to effective performance management. Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the article .
In your paper,

Discuss how performance appraisals are a function of HR and management.
Analyze the basic components of an effective performance appraisal.

Explain how performance appraisals can contribute to organizational goals and objectives.

Explain the advantages of performance appraisals and how they contribute to effective training and development.
Explain potential forms of discrimination based on labor laws and regulations when conducting a performance appraisal.

For additional support with completing this assignment, please refer to the following tools:

. This tip sheet will support you in researching through the University of Arizona Global Campus Library.
. This will assist you in determining the reliability of an HR website.
. This tutorial explains the differences between scholarly and popular resources.
. This tip sheet will support you in researching through the University of Arizona Global Campus Library.

The Performance Appraisal paper

Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers  resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:

Title of paper
Students name
Course name and number
Instructors name
Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to .
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph.

For assistance on writing , refer to the Writing Center resources.

Must use at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed, or credible sources in addition to the course text.

The  table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers  guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the  resource in the Writing Center for specifications.

Carefully review the  for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.