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appraisal

 [ah-prāz´al]
the act of evaluating something.
health risk appraisal a systematic evaluation of factors in an individual, family, community, or other aggregate that might lead to illness or other health problems.
performance appraisal the evaluation of an employee or student, comparing his or her job-related behavior with a standard of expectations for performance.

appraisal

Graduate education (UK) The process of continuous monitoring of a trainee, focussing on exploring evidence of performance with the aim of helping the trainee to develop. Appraisal prepares the candidate for assessment.
MedspeakUK The process by which an employee’s performance is reviewed periodically against the requirements of the job. A continuous process of peer review of doctors and consultants, which includes 360º peer review, as well as competency-based, objectives-based, and trait-based appraisals, which are best maintained in an appraisal portfolio.
Appraisal must be transparent, fair, effective, and consistent with the principles of Good Medical Practice (GMC), clinical governance, and revalidation. Appraisal should be conducted objectively and based on accurate information; it should not be influenced by personal bias. Each consultant should be advised on what to expect from the appraisal and understand what the process is trying to achieve.

appraisal

in stress theories, the individual's conscious or subconscious interpretation of the significance of an event; primary appraisal the evaluation of the relevance of an event to the person's well-being; secondary appraisal the person's evaluation of whether or not they have the resources to cope with an event appraised as a threat to their well-being.
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The Fed's interim final rule could be interpreted to significantly depart from the legislation's intent, the appraisal groups wrote.
The Appraisal Institute Education Trust (AIET), a not-for-profit charitable organization, was created to further our members' philanthropic mission to promote, support, and advance the appraisal profession.
Parli, MAI, "A Higher and Better Definition," The Appraisal Journal (Winter 2004): 45-49.
An unbiased, accurate appraisal is the cornerstone of a good realestate loan.
To evaluate the first year of the "PEPP" program, a questionnaire was sent to all 365 physicians in March 1990 to determine their opinions about the performance appraisal concept and to obtain their feedback about the process as they experienced it.
Step 4: The supervisor delivers the sealed envelopes to the executive at least 10 days prior to the supervisor's performance appraisal interview.
Finally, the tools used for the job of evaluation--performance appraisal forms--are mediocre at best.
The new feature gives lenders' appraisal processes additional efficiency by allowing them to avoid carrying the receivable," says Dave Black, President and CEO of SharperLending, the company behind the Appraisal Firewall technology.
In doing so, Coester Appraisal Group extends its insurance coverage to protect the lender against any financial loss resulting from the sale of the repurchased loan, and will cover any difference between the loan amount and the subsequent sales price, should one exist.