In an organisation, one manager often accuses his colleagues of ‘favouritism and discrimination’ especially during the period of their annual performance appraisal. You learned that these could be classified as errors in performance appraisal. To advise them, your task is to discuss any five (5) of these errors likely to occur in performance appraisal, and how these errors can affect the objectives of any performance appraisal system in organisations.
Favoritism. This is when you tend to overlook the mistakes of some employees especially the ones who most of the people like.
Grouping. This when one performs below expectation because a lot of people do it
The Halo effect. This affects the overall assessment of ones performance because they are willing to let one positive work factor affect the rest.
Holding a grudge. This is where an individual is seeking revenge for an already past mistake instead of forgiving and forgetting it.
Bias. This where some individual receive unfair treatment from others hence it can affect rating.