books about: appraisals
Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice (NURSING RESEARCH: METHODS, CRIT ...
Geri LoBiondo-Wood PhD RN FAAN
Judith Haber PhD APRN CS FAAN
easy to use
This book is a pleasure to use, arrived in a timely fashion, in great condition-THANKS!!
2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews: Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases That Really Get Results
Small Business Owner's HR Tool
As a small business owner, I wear many hats and good evaluations were always a struggle. This book nailed what I need to communicate to managers and hourly crew members. The pharases are generic and can be applied to almost any job. As a matter of fact, the 2600 Phrases is "missing" from the office and I am now ordering a replacement two day air! Great Book.
Get Rid of the Performance Review!: How Companies Can Stop Intimidating, Start Managing--and Focus on What ...
Samuel A. Culbert
I gained many useful ideas from this book and it was also very funny.
Heard the CD version of GET RID OF THE PERFORMANCE REVIEW!--written by Samuel Culbert with Lawrence Rout and read by Culbert. Initially, when I heard the title of this book, I thought it would be both dry and of little interest to me . . . however, its subtitle quickly got me to revisit my thinking: HOW COMPANIES CAN STOP INTIMIDATING, START MANAGING--AND FOCUS ON WHAT REALLY MATTERS. ...
Performance Appraisals Phrase Book
Adams Media, 2008
This book was and is very helpful documentig and delivering a successful review. I felt it was also helpful in reviewing what level of performance my fellow employees are delivering.
Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2000
Smashing those unchallenged assumptions about appraisal.
If you grapple with performance appraisal, then it might be worth thinking through the assumptions that you have built your performance appraisal system upon. And that's how Tom and Mary's book can help. They describe a series of assumptions that most performance appraisal systems are based on, and they offer up some more useful (and more reality-based) assumptions that provide the foundations ...
Security Analysis and Business Valuation on Wall Street + Companion Web Site: A Comprehensive Guide to ...
Jeffrey C. Hooke
I just wanted to add several comments. Overall I am very familiar with the first edition of this book, because I had to use it as a major source of guidelines at my previous job. The book was a great source! I had some background in structured finance and investments analytics, but I had zero experience in equity valuation before. In some 40-60 hours I was able to learn a lot about firm valuation ...
The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence (PRACTICE OF NURSING ...
Nancy Burns PhD RN FCN FAAN
Susan K. Grove PhD RN ANP-BC GNP-BC
The Practice of Nrusing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence
As I continue in graduate school for nursing, I am required to take multiple nursing research classes. In past required textbooks, I have not found Burns and Grove very readable. However, this book is an exception to my experience with them. It is written in an understandable manner with ample examples that enhance clarification. I also very much appreciate the end of chapter summary that is ...
Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal
Combines scholarly discussion with Biblical insights
I have just completed my classes for a doctorate in counseling psychology and have had dozens of books assigned as texts over the years. To be honest, most of them sit in one of my "backroom" bookcases. This book is one of the exceptions. This work covers the major theories of pscyhotherapy and makes you feel like someone who has a firm grasp of them when you read it. The review from a Biblical ...
Effective Phrases for Performance Appraisals: A Guide to Successful Evaluations (Neal, Effective Phrases for ...
James E., Jr. Neal
I have used this book for years, however; i had the eighth edition so this was wonderful and updated!
Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security
Oxford University Press, USA, 1982
A Classic, The First Book to Read When Studying Cold War Policy
Gaddis' masterpiece is a classic that deserves all the accolades it receives. It is the type of work that demands that all other scholarship on the subject engage it, whether in agreement or in dispute. The updated edition completes the author's analysis of the Cold War. Highest recommendation.
The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital To Execute Strategy
Mark A. Huselid
Brian E. Becker
Harvard Business Press
How to increase the ROI of human "capital"
It is more important now than ever before to measure human performance accurately and consistently, especially given the rapidly increasing use of outsourcing which requires effective supervision of those to whom important tasks are entrusted. Although this book was written primarily for HR executives, I think it can also be of substantial interest and value to other senior-level executives as ...
Valuing a Business, 5th Edition: The Analysis and Appraisal of Closely Held Companies (McGraw-Hill Library of ...
Shannon P. Pratt
I was shocked at the complexity of the subject, but more so at how well the author handled that complexity. She presented an amazing amount of information in an easily digestible format. There was also a fair amount of information on related subjects as well. I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking to improve their knowledge on this subject.
Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
This book is very easy to read and understand. I think it is one of the best books for research.
The Performance Appraisal Question and Answer Book: A Survival Guide for Managers
A book for new and old managers alike
Mr. Grote tells it like it is, and I loved his approach in this book. It's presented in a question & answer format where he presents a question that is just about everyone's mind who conducts performance appraisals for employees, and he answers it with a short answer then a longer and more detailed answer. The best line is when he says, "Supervisors put up with too much [stuff]otherwise writes ...
The Leader's Handbook: Making Things Happen, Getting Things Done
This book is among those books I feel all managers should read. The book is very well written, an easy to read book and full of useful information. It is also a great reference that once you read it you will find yourself referring to over and over. I am biased as I have long been a friend and manage Peter's web site (www.pscholtes.com) so you can take that into account in deciding how to ...
The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Performance Appraisal Phrases
Peter Gray and John H. Carroll's "Pocket Idiot's Guide to Performance Appraisal Phrases" is much more than you might expect from the title. It isn't just a listing of phrases, although it certainly includes quite a few of those. It includes information on understanding what the root of a performance problem is. For instance, if an employee is failing at a task because you didn't give him enough ...
Make Success Measurable!: A Mindbook-Workbook for Setting Goals and Taking Action
Learn How to be SMART
You can rarely pick up a job description in the public or private sector that does not include a statement seeking "demonstrated experience and success working with the principles of quality management and a commitment to customer service." One of the cornerstones to quality management is the ability to focus on outcomes instead of activities. Make Success Measurable is filled with practical ...
Performance Appraisals and Phrases For DummiesŪ
For Dummies, 2009
This book is incredibly useful and value-added for anyone in a management or leadership position. It provides a highly practical yet very thorough guide to evaluating and motivating employees at all levels and with different skill sets. Part III, "Phrases and Expressions That Work", is especially helpful in crystallizing key thoughts and providing the right feedback for the right situation in ...
Study Guide for The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence
Nancy Burns PhD RN FCN FAAN
Susan K. Grove PhD RN ANP-BC GNP-BC
The Practice of Nursing Research
This is an excelllent guide to nursing research. The book is clearly written with step by step explanations.
Ready-to-Use Performance Appraisals: Downloadable, Customizable Tools for Better, Faster Reviews!
William S. Swan PhD
Great for people managers
This is a great tool for managers who are responsible for writing performance reviews for their staff. It provides an actionable outline for the performance review process (if your company doesn't already have one). Most importantly, it provides pre-written paragraphs and text to help you articulate how employees exceeded or didn't meet expectations. (Great for those who don't have much ...
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