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Type Journal Article - International Journal of Business and Social Science
Title Diagnosing the actual implementation of the performance appraisal fairness in the Jordanian firms
Author(s)
Volume 5
Issue 5
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2014
Page numbers 73-82
URL http://www.ijbssnet.com/journals/Vol_5_No_5_April_2014/10.pdf
Abstract
Purpose-The study aimed to diagnose the perception of workers in the Jordanian firms to the importance of
implanting performance appraisal fairness, represented it into four different concepts of distributive fairness,
procedural fairness, interactional fairness and informational fairness. Furthermore, the study aims at
investigating the impact of the following variables: Gender, Marital Status, personal relationship and stereotype
thinking on the fairness of performance appraisal in Jordanian firms.
Design/methodology/approach-In order to achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire was developed and
distributed to six Jordanian firms, which was selected according to size criteria.
Findings-The study findings indicate that the study sample display high level of awareness toward the importance
implementation of performance appraisal fairness. The study also shows (Gender, Marital Status, personal
relationship and stereotype thinking on the fairness of performance appraisal) affect the fairness of performance
appraisal process in Jordanian Firms directly and indirectly. Consequently, the performance appraisal
conductors' should take into consideration the factors mentioned in this study during the performance appraisal
process; as it affects the fairness of this process.

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