evaluation

  

Definition

Management: Rigorous analysis of completed or ongoing activities that determine or support management accountability, effectiveness, and efficiency. Evaluation of completed activities is called ex-post evaluation, post-hoc evaluation, or summative evaluation. Evaluation of current or on going activities is called in-term evaluation. See also effectiveness evaluation.

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  • Harvey was skeptical of his employer's annual evaluation of his performance this year; as he believed his sleeping on the job did not rise to the level of a disciplinary action.

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  • I had to be on my best behavior today because it was my evaluation day and the corporate partner would see how I was doing.

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  • When you are bringing your employee in for an evaluation you need to honestly assess all aspects of the job they perform.

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