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Advantages_Disadvantages of 360-Degree Appraisals

November 1, 1994
Advantages

  • Provides a more comprehensive view of employee performance.
  • Increases credibility of performance appraisal.
  • Feedback from peers enhances employee self-development.
  • Increases accountability of employees to their customers.

Disadvantages

  • Time consuming and more administratively complex.
  • Extensive giving and receiving feedback can be intimidating to some employees.
  • Requires training and significant change effort to work effectively.

Personnel Journal, November 1994, Vol. 73, No.11, p. 103.