Review the Case application: APPRAISING THE
SECRETARIES AT SWEETWATER U at the end of Chapter 9 of your textbook.
Review the three questions at the end of the case. Think about how you
might answer those questions. Now, answer these questions:
Do you think that the experts ‘recommendations will be sufficient to get
most of the administrators to fill out the rating forms properly? Why?
Why not? What additional actions (if any) do you think will be
Do you think that Vice President Winchester would be better off dropping
graphic rating forms, substituting instead one of the other techniques
we discussed in this chapter, such as a ranking method? Why?
What performance appraisal system would you develop for the secretaries if you were Rob Winchester? Defend your answer.
Answer each question fully, and include relevant citations to your
textbook or other articles, the lecture, or online research. Be sure to
use no more than 25% copy and paste. Include your own opinions,
thoughts, examples, and experiences as support for your ideas, as well.
Expect to write about 2–4 pages, double-spaced, excluding references and
the title page.