Training The process through which the knowledge

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1. Training The process through which the knowledge, skills, and abilities of employees are enhanced. 2. Transfer of training The degree of generalizability of the behaviors learned in training to those behaviors evidenced on the job that enhance performance. 3. Virtual reality training A type of computer-based training that uses three-dimensional computer-generated imagery. 4. 360-degree feedback A process of evaluating employees from multiple rating sources, usually including supervisor, peer, subordinate, and self. Also called multisource feedback. 5. Behaviorally anchored rating scale (BARS) A type of performance appraisal rating scale in which the points or values are descriptions of behavior. 6. Central-tendency error A type of rating error in which the rater assesses a disproportionately large number of rates as performing in the middle or central part of a distribution of rated performance in contrast to their true level of performance. Often referenced in the context of performance appraisal.
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Contextual performance Behavior exhibited by an employee that contributes to the welfare of the organization but is not a formal component of an employees job duties. Also called prosocial behavior and extra-role behavior. 8. Halo error A type of rating error in which the rater assesses the ratee as performing well on a variety of performance dimensions despite having credible knowledge of only a limited number of performance dimensions. Often referenced in the context of performance appraisal. 9. Leniency error A type of rating error in which the rater assesses a disproportionately large number of ratees as performing well (positive leniency) or poorly (negative leniency) in contrast to their true level of performance. Often referenced in the context of performance appraisal. 10. Peer assessment A technique of performance appraisal in which individuals assess the behavior of their peers or coworkers. Peer assessments include nominations, ratings, and rankings....
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