International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Perception of Employee towards Performing Performance Evaluation System: Case Study of National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) Nigeria
Hasret Balcioglu, Adewale John Nihinlola

Appraising performance is the act of observing and evaluating an employee's work behavior and accomplishments, with the purpose of measuring real performance against expected performance. An effort was made to discover out what employees of the institute feel about the whole process and practice of performance appraisal. Samples of 164 questionnaires were distributed based on Cochran’s formula calculation, only 110 respondents questionnaires were returned (78 senior stuffs and 32 junior staffs), the criteria for distributing of the questionnaire was based on random sampling techniques. The overall perception of the respondent shows negative result that the employees perceived towards the practice, indicated that the system were affected by subjectivity and influenced by major errors and bias regarding to the result of the research. Effect of these appraisal errors, suggestion for improvement, limitations and direction for future research are discussed.

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