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appraise

v. to professionally evaluate the value of property including real estate, jewelry, antique furniture, securities, or in certain cases the loss of value (or cost of replacement) due to damage. This may be necessary in determining the value of the estate of someone who has died, particularly when the items must be divided among the beneficiaries, to determine the value of assets for insurance coverage, to divide partnership assets, set a sales price, determine taxes, or make insurance claims. (See: appraiser)

appraise

verb appreciate, assess, balance, calculate, compare, conjecture, consider, diagnose, differentiate, distinguish, estimate, evaluate, excise, fathom, gauge, judge, measure, opine, ponder, price, rank, rate, reckon, size up, sort out, sound, sum up, survey, take stock, value, weigh
Associated concepts: appraise value of property, criminal record, misconduct
See also: assess, calculate, charge, consider, criticize, diagnose, estimate, evaluate, examine, excise, gauge, judge, measure, opine, ponder, rate, survey
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However, trying to achieve both goals simultaneously can create conflicts in the evaluator and appraisee.
The study sought information on particular aspects of performance management: the criteria used to assess lecturer performance and the acceptability of these to academic appraisees; and views of appraisers and appraisees regarding the motivational impact of performance appraisal.
Females (both appraisees and appraisers) were said to give and ask for more frequent feedback than males.
Another frequent line of enquiry on appraisal process deals with the importance of appraisee participation level, both of itself and as a factor in perceptions of procedural justice.
Records were to be kept by the appraiser, appraisee and head of department, with the time period for retention of records to be agreed locally.
Learning the reasons for such a mismatch can give an appraisee a better understanding of the requirements and expectations, as well as an opportunity for further development.
For example, a rater may believe one appraisee is more likely to complain than another appraisee, and therefore experiences a different motivation level for these two appraisees.
These are KRA setting, performance feedback, appraisee's participation in appraisal process, perceived knowledge of appraisee on existing organizational procedure and system.
Consider whether to hold development sessions in which appraisees can offer support to each other.
There are additional possible outcomes, such as more frequent open and candid communication between appraisees and appraisers.
The majority (63 per cent) of appraisees believe their boss is sufficiently aware of what they do to give an accurate appraisal of their work performance, and three-quarters (77 per cent) felt they could talk openly and honestly during the appraisal discussion.
But, within the organizations in which I acted as a consultant, six particular rhetorical themes in the attitudes of appraisees, and six in the attitudes of senior managers, have been identified.