Performance Appraisal Dened
* Systematic review and evaluation of employees job
performance and the delivery of performance feedback
* Wage and salary decisions
What is Job Performance?
*The Criterion Problem (Austin & Villanova, 1992)
*What are we trying to predict?
*Campbell (1990): Nature of Job Performance
poorly understood in I/O Psyc
Motivation & Job Design
Definition: A set of factors that determine the
direction of behavior, energy of behavior, and
persistence of behavior.
Used to explain
What people choose to do,
How energetically they choose to do it, and
Definition: Degree of positive and
negative feeling towards a person,
place, or thing
Influence behavior through intentions
(Ajzen & Fishbein, 1980)
Theory of Planned Behavior
Definition: A formal procedure by which the content of a
job is defined in terms of tasks performed and human
qualifications needed to perform the job (Muchinsky, 2012).
First step in the personnel selection process