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9.What is MBO? What advantages does it have over traditional performance evaluation methods? What are its weaknesses? 10. What are the major reasons for using performance appraisal systems?Instructor’s Manual/Chapter 99
Suggested Answers for Application Case 9-1Evaluating Store Managers at Bridgestone/Firestone Tire & Rubber1.Do you consider the description of the Firestone store manager’s responsibilities important information that the raters of managers need to be knowledgeable about?3.Suppose that a Bridgestone/Firestone manager received an outstanding performance evaluation. Does that mean that he or she is promotable? Why?10Ivancevich, Human Resource Management, Ninth Edition
Suggested Answers for Application Case 9-2The Politics of Performance Appraisal