Doing it for themselves?: Performance appraisal for project based organizations, the role of employees, and challenges to theory
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|Title:||Doing it for themselves?: Performance appraisal for project based organizations, the role of employees, and challenges to theory||Authors:||Keegan, Anne E.; Den Hartog, Deanne N.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10541||Date:||8-Nov-2018||Online since:||2019-05-20T12:59:28Z||Abstract:||We explore performance appraisal in project‐based organisations and provide novel insights into appraisal processes in this context. These include the central role of employees in orchestrating the appraisal process, the multiple actors that have input to appraisal including project managers, the distance between employees and their official line managers, and the weak coordinating role of human resource specialists in these systems. We draw attention to the drawbacks of current theorising on appraisal to predict and explain outcomes from appraisal systems that are not premised on stable line manager/employee dyads. Theorising based primarily on social exchange theories needs to be reconsidered in this context and new theories developed. We also question how human resource specialists can better support employees, and managers of all kinds, in their implementation roles in polyadic human resource management systems to ensure transparency, equity, and fairness of appraisal processes in a project‐based organisational context.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Wiley||Journal:||Human Resource Management Journal||Volume:||29||Issue:||2||Start page:||217||End page:||237||Copyright (published version):||2018 the Authors||Keywords:||PBOS (Project Based Organizations); Polyadic HRM systems; Performance appraisal||DOI:||10.1111/1748-8583.12216||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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