Effect of Performance Appraisal on Employee Job Satisfaction the Case Study of Fana Broadcasting Corporate

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Addis Ababa University


This research was about performance appraisal system and their effect on employees’ job satisfaction. The major purpose of the research was investigated the effect of performance appraisal system on job satisfaction of fana broadcasting corporate employees and also their reactions towards the overall performance appraisal system as well as its major component parts such as standard setting, appraisal forms, feedback process, appeal procedure and overall feelings towards the performance appraisal system. Data was obtained by a questionnaire from 186 employees in the head office of the corporation and also secondary data was obtained from administration manual of the corporation regarding the issue of performance appraisal system. The findings of the study indicated that employees perceived the performance appraisal system as an unjust and a system which cannot correctly measure their performance and also the result of the study shows that the performance appraisal system of the corporation has an effect on employees’ job satisfaction. Employees also indicated their dissatisfaction with performance rating forms used by the corporation, and about explaining performance appraisal rating result decision. The participant of the research also indicated their relative satisfaction with feedback process of performance appraisal, procedure of appeal, their rater assurance, and standard setting of the performance appraisal process.



performance appraisal system, job satisfaction, employees