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Chap7ctqs - SHR 355 Team # 7: Nasser Alagil, Jillian...

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SHR 355 Team # 7: Nasser Alagil, Jillian Mooney, Michele Mitchell, Ashley Stephens, Yuna Yi Chapter 7: Critical Thinking Questions 1. There are both benefits and downsides to the forced ranking system, but overall we thought that this would cause employees to focus on their individual performance and ranking, so less teamwork and a negative effect on productivity. 2. This difference between the absolute-and relative-rating approaches can mean that some raters could find above average to mean completely separate things to each of them, thus giving different rankings to two similar employees. Rating employees with absolute judgments means that the raters have all available information on that employee to make such a judgment. Students will want to know why managers think that they are able to do this. 3. As managers, we would prefer the absolute rating system. Absolute rating systems have many advantages. First, theoretically, absolute formats allow employees from different work groups to be compared to one another. If all employees are
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course SHR 355 taught by Professor Cho during the Fall '10 term at Syracuse.

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Chap7ctqs - SHR 355 Team # 7: Nasser Alagil, Jillian...

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