Unit 1 DB / HRMT 300

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 750–1,000 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Library Assignment

The human resources department of Matrix International Corporation (MIC) has recently hired you to revamp its performance appraisal system. The present performance appraisal system has not been reviewed for over 7 years. Even senior leadership at Matrix is concerned with the problems and potential inequities of this system. In fact, they have heard so many complaints about the performance appraisals from employees that they wonder if there is any value in conducting them at all. Complete the following:

  • Discuss how focusing on the importance and value of performance appraisals can initiate a change at Matrix that will lead to organizational improvements.
  • Address the meaning of performance appraisals and why job analyses and accurate job descriptions are critical to a performance appraisal process.