Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results


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What is a formal system used to assess performance and effectiveness of employees and teams of employees known as?

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1. Kate is a data entry clerk. Part of her performance appraisal is how much she is never satisfied with her work if isn't perfect. Which type of standards are being used in her appraisal?

2. Bethany is a salesperson at the cellphone store. Her performance appraisal is based on her ability to talk to the customers and build relationships with them. Which type of standards are being used in her appraisal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Performance appraisals are based on a variety of criteria; and this quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of some of these methods. To pass the quiz, you will need to understand the different types of performance appraisals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your understanding of:

  • Appraisal based on employee characteristics
  • Assessment of abilities, skills and knowledge
  • Goal accomplishment appraisals

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet give you a chance to practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding performance appraisals and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the various types of employee appraisals
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as evaluating performance and management practices

Additional Learning

To find out more about performance appraisals, review the related lesson, Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results. The lesson includes the following information:

  • The meaning of performance management
  • Benefits of performance appraisals
  • Standards for performance appraisals
  • Examples of performance appraisals