Characteristics of an effective performance appraisal system:

  1. A well developed evaluation process is one that has the support of top administration within the organization and that is viewed as fair and productive by all who participatem in it.

  2. Evaluation related to job description.

  3. Clear criteria:Individual have a right to know the criteria by which they will be evaluated.

  4. Employee must know who is responsible for evaluating their performance.

  5. The person evaluating be trained in the use of evaluation tool and be skilled in conducting evaluation interview.

  6. Well developed plans and well implemented plans for monitoring the evaluation process and the toos