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Performance Appraisal Systems: Procedural and Implementation
Issues in Papua New Guinea

Author(s): Frieda Siaguru

Citation: Frieda Siaguru, (2011) "Performance Appraisal Systems: Procedural and Implementation Issues in Papua New Guinea" Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 12, Iss. 5, pp. 116 - 127

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


With almost all organizations worldwide using a performance appraisal system, it continues to be a
subject of importance and interest among human resource specialists. Although it is generally accepted
as a western practice, performance appraisal now features in the management repertoires of
organizations in countries around the world, both developed and developing nations. Yet, despite the
apparent popularity of these systems, there is a dearth of information about their uses and
implementation in non-western environments according to previous studies. This paper therefore, reports
some of the results of a study on performance appraisal in Papua New Guinea, a non-western developing