Productivity Implications of Employee Performance Appraisal System - a Critical Survey

7 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2004


Ph.D Thesis of the Author in Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Bombay, India. Year 1975.

First Ph.D awarded in the Faculty of management by the University of Bombay, after the inception of the Subject of Management

The Productivity of any organisation is directly correlated to the Effectiveness of the Employee Performance Appraisal System, subject to the Effectiveness of other Support Systems.

Commercial Information Systems in - Business/Commerce oriented sectors. Materials Information Systems in - Material Intensive Industries. Service Information Systems in - Service oriented Industries. Technical Information Systems in - Technology Intensive Industries.

The Employee Performance Appraisal System and other Support Systems should be updated periodically in synchronisation with the in-house infrastructure and environmental changes.

INFERENCE: Technology/Systems and Manpower are linked in an inter-related circle focusing towards Productivity.

TECHNOLOGY A Broad-based term used to cover the Technical & Commercial Activities, Know-how, Systems, Methods, Procedures, Processes, Services,the Accessories and Materials

Thesis supported By A) 7 Publications. B) 5 Seminar Presentations. C) 3 Open Discussion sessions, with Question/Answer & Review. D) 2 Faculty Colloquium. E) Randomly sampled/Normally distributed sectarian survey to provide a least-error probability. F) Pre-test of the hypothesis in 3 representative sectors. G) Evaluation by the University/Local Management Experts and a Professor in Management from a Foreign accredited University [Manchester Business School, UK]. H) Expert Group Viva Voce (Examination and Review). I) Support Diagrams and Schematics.

Keywords: Productivity, Employee Performance, Employee Appraisal, Systems, Infrastructure Systems

JEL Classification: J41, M12, M51, M53, M54, O33

Suggested Citation

Subramaniam, Viswanatha Sankara Rama, Productivity Implications of Employee Performance Appraisal System - a Critical Survey. Available at SSRN: or

Viswanatha Sankara Rama Subramaniam (Contact Author)

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