This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
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....
View Full Document
- Fall '08