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Chapter 12. Measuring Performance > Types of Performance Assessments - Pg. 140

Measuring Performance 140 The team member and team leader then complete the evaluation form. The KRAs and the "results expected" items are agreed upon in advance (usually during the preceding review). The team mem- ber and the leader independently indicate the "results achieved." A variation on the collaborative evaluation is having team members evaluate their own performance before meeting with their team leader. Both leader and member complete a copy of the appraisal form. At the meeting, similarities and differences in the ratings are discussed, and adjustments in the ratings resulting from the discussions are reflected in the formal evaluation that's filed with the human resources department. In some companies, if the employee still disagrees with the evalua- tion after the discussion, a rebuttal may be written and filed along with the team leader's report. At the appraisal interview (described later in this chapter), the team leader and the team member discuss the comments on the form. During this session, the appraisal begins to move from a report card to a plan of action for growth and teamwork. Collaborative reviews of performance have the following advantages: · They give team members the opportunity to make a formal appraisal of their own work in a systematic manner. Team Terms