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Title: Problems and Prospects of Result Oriented Performance Appraisal: The case of National Metrology Institute of Ethiopia.
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Frehiwot G/Hiwot (Ph.D)
Ebrahim, Ali
Keywords: Result Oriented Performance;Performance Appraisal
Issue Date: Jan-2017
Publisher: A.A.U
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to explore problems and prospects of result based performance appraisal practice. It focused on the general understanding of employees about performance appraisal, the feedback practice and its impact, the occurrence of appropriate training, clarity of the criteria, fairness of the process, level of communication between employees, contribution of performance appraisal for employee’s motivation, satisfaction, performance improvement and organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Descriptive method has been chosen as a proper research method for this study. The data collection was made through questionnaire and interview of employees’ in the organization of National Metrology Institute of Ethiopia using qualitative and quantitative method of research. Major findings of the research are interpreted and analyzed in comparison with findings of existing literatures. The key findings of the research indicate clarity of purposes, practice of feedback system, and attachment of performance appraisal with the organizational strategic priorities, creation of moderately motivated and satisfied employees by applying fair and useful performance appraisal, using performance appraisal evaluation for administrative decision. In addition to these positive achievements of performance appraisal practice in the institute the study also capture some gaps like insufficient training about the process before application, less performance in matching of performance appraisal with employee’s expectation, which have negative influence on proper implementation of performance appraisal. Finally, the study concludes that the institute can build successful performance appraisal system if the gaps mentioned are properly improved.
Description: A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Art degree in Public Management and Policy (Development Management) in the Department of Public Administration and Development Management
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