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Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing feedback matters.

Listen to 360 Degree Feedback - it includes self ratings, peer review and upward assessments; i.e. feedback is sought from everyone
Listen to appraisal interview - the assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to his work
Listen to downward appraisal - top-down assessment
Listen to happy sheet - evaluation form
Listen to participant - person who takes part in activity, for example a seminar
Listen to peer appraisal - a method in which the performance of the employee is evaluated by work colleagues rather than by his manager
Listen to performance - how well a person, machine, etc. does a piece of work or an activity
Listen to self-review - a method when the employee evaluates his own performance and then discusses this with his manager
Listen to strength - the quality of having power or force
Listen to upward appraisal - bottom-up assessment
Listen to weakness - lacking physical or mental strength

Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.


Listen to Evaluation forms are usually handed out at the end of the workshop.
Listen to If appraisals are designed to improve performance, then it is necessary to have a meeting at a later date to see if performance really has improved.
Listen to Some athletes take drugs to improve their performance.
Listen to Rudeness is the weak manīs imitation of strength.
Listen to Even for a small business, one with a single owner or manager and three or more employees, 360 degree feedback, upward appraisals, and peer appraisals may be helpful.
Listen to The concept of performance appraisal is common among commercial organisations.
Listen to People participating in the 360 degree review can include: peers, subordinates, colleagues from other departments, business partners, clients and any other business contacts of the employee.


   






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