Saturday, 19 November 2011

The Role of Performance Appraisals in Compensation Decision :Outline,Purpose and Bibliography

The Role of Performance Appraisals in Compensation Decision


 


 


Outline of the Paper


 


I. Title Page


 


II. Table of Contents


 


III. Introduction


 


IV. Purpose of the Paper


 


V. Performance Appraisal


            A. Definition of Performance Appraisal


            B. Uses of Performance Appraisal


            C. Importance of Performance Appraisal


            D. Advantages of using Performance Appraisal


            E. Ways of Conducting Performance Appraisal


 


VI. Role of Performance Appraisal in Compensation Decision


            A. Compensation as a Part of Needs of Employees


            B. Compensation as a Part of Motivation of Employees


            C. Compensation being Dependent upon Performance Appraisal


            D. Strategies on Using Performance Appraisal on Compensation Decision


E. Importance of Using Performance Appraisal in Making Compensation Decision


 


VII. Issues in Using Performance Appraisal in Compensation Decision


            A. Problems in Using Performance Appraisal


                        1. Issues Concerning Employees


                        2. Issues Concerning the Organization


            B. Misuses of Using Performance Appraisal


                        1. Misuses of Employees


                        2. Misuses of Managers


 


VIII. Conclusion


 


IX. References


 


Purpose of the Paper


 


            In order to serve as a guide for the construction of this research paper, this list enumerates the different aims or purposes of the paper. Such objectives or purposes would guide the researcher in providing the necessary information in order to supply substantial data on the stating the role of performance appraisal in making decisions regarding compensation.


  • The purpose of this paper is to specify that the appraisal of the performance of employees would be important in compensation decision.

  • The purpose of this paper is to discuss concepts related to performance appraisal.

  • The purpose of this paper is to determine the uses of appraising the performance of employees in the organization.

  • This paper aims to find out the advantages of appraising the performances of employees in the organization.

  • This paper aims to determine ways on how to appraise the performance of employees.

  • The purpose of this paper is to state that compensation is an important factor in the motivation of employees.

  • The purpose of this paper is to emphasize that compensation decision would depend on the overall performance of employees.

  • This paper also aims to specify that the process of performance appraisal is an important component of effectively maintaining human resources.

  • This paper aims to emphasize that one way to effectively maintain human resources is through providing adequate and just compensation.

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    Beginning List of References


     


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