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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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A final price only emerges when market participants make choices on the basis of a correct appraisement of the prevailing original valuations.
151) The judge will require the tutor to provide security and either an inventory and appraisement or a descriptive list of the minor's property.
The appraisement of ye Goods and chattels of ye Said Deceased Appraised by ye Sworn Appraisers amounts by ye Said Appraisement to be 125:9:0 [pounds sterling]
The concerned Appraisement Group recommended the release of the cheques on 03.
11) Differences in the rates of return brought about by profits and losses are equilibrated in the long run through the entrepreneurial appraisement process into the uniform natural rate of interest.
Producers and consumers' specific responses in rearranging their production and consumption bundles will always be affected, however, by their own local knowledge and personal appraisement of the market situation in which they are embedded.
If land was to be taken by the federal government, state mandated procedures would have to be adhered to, including a requirement that all charges related to the appraisement proceeding by paid by the United States.
47) Holburne Archive, Inventory and Appraisement of Household Furniture, 1874, Very little furniture was kept for Museum display, the rest being disposed of by auction in 1886.
Appraisers and assessors can also utilize derivatives of these methods or approaches, (depending upon the scope and purpose of appraisal) for the type of property under appraisement.
Goodrich Drawback cases, in which the court held that one does not need to be either an exporter or have had possession of the imported merchandise in order to claim "substitution same condition" drawback of duties; and (2) the Generra Sportswear case, where the court held that transaction value basis of appraisement included amounts for quota charges paid by the importer to the foreign seller of textile quota goods.
As an organization affiliated with the Ministry of Commerce of PRC and specialized in credit management ranging from credit information, credit evaluation, credit information exchange, to account receivable management and debt collection, CATEC covers the credit appraisement of private enterprises and publishes the evaluation results on newspapers and on the website of the Ministry of Commerce.
Those differences result from social appraisement indicating which processes should be undertaken.