There are a variety of factors that can affect the overall performance rating of an individual. Aguinis (2019) defined two methodsjudgmental and mechanicalfor reaching an overall score, and states that the mechanical approach is preferable in most cases, particularly if performance objectives are not weighted.
Review Case Study 6-1: Judgmental and Mechanical Methods of Assigning Overall Performance Score at The Daily Planet at the end of Chapter 6 in the Performance Management textbook.
First use the judgmental method to come up with Kuhns overall performance score. Next, compute Kuhns overall performance score using the weights in the table.
Is there a difference in the scores? What are the implications for the employee rated, for the supervisor, and for the organization? Which method would you use and why?
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