The Social Context of Performance Appraisal: A Review and Framework for the Future

  title={The Social Context of Performance Appraisal: A Review and Framework for the Future},
  author={P. Levy and J. Williams},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={881 - 905}
  • P. Levy, J. Williams
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Management
  • Performance appraisal research over the last 10 years has begun to examine the effects of the social context on the appraisal process. Drawing from previous theoretical work, we developed a model of this process and conducted a systematic review of the relevant research. This review of over 300 articles suggests that as a field we have become much more cognizant of the importance of the social context within which the performance appraisal process operates. First, research has broadened the… CONTINUE READING
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