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Nursing Test Banks One Account Get all Test Banks Chapter 24 1. What should the manager do in completing an annual performance appraisal? A) Consider good inten- tions as well as actual performance B) Base the appraisal on a standard to which all are held accountable C) Always make an e ff ort to include subjective data D) Closely observe the employee for the 2 weeks preceding the appraisal conference Ans: B Feedback: For an objective appraisal, the manager must have a fair performance appraisal tool that is used for all employees in the same classi fi cation. 2. What increases the likelihood that the performance appraisal will have a positive outcome? 1. A) The manager refrains from making any comments about the worker’s performance 2. B) The employee is encouraged to identify three areas of satisfactory performance 3. C) The employee provides input into developing the performance standards 4. D) The manager identi fi es not more than three areas of de fi cient performance Ans: C Feedback: If the employee has some input into developing the standards or goals on which his or her performance is judged, there is more of a chance that the appraisal will have a positive outcome. The remaining options fail to contribute to an e ff ective performance appraisal.
3. Although some subjectivity is inescapable in performance appraisals, what action can the manager take to arrive at a more fair and accurate assessment?
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2. B) Evaluation criteria that re ect on the employee as a person rather than just on work performance should be used 3. C) Data gathered by the manager in preparation for the performance appraisal should be limited to not more than two sources, so no con icting information is received 4. D) The manager should rate all employees using central tendency whenever possible Ans: A Feedback: Because a manager will tend to remember an employee’s performance better in the weeks or months directly preceding the appraisal, a manager should take notes on an employee’s performance throughout the year. The other options are less a ff ective in proving a balanced appraisal. Page 1 4. Which statement accurately re ects self-appraisals?

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