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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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These systems have evolved into a new category of technology called computer-aided appraising.
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d) Revising and reviewing existing works on appraising conservation easements, including "Appraising Conservation Easements" issued by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and LTA.
Cooperative endeavors with teacher/student involvement in appraising the latter.
CBRE's recently instituted Wheel program for instance--named for its method of rotating participants through the firm's many different departments--promises to educate its young brokers in the many different services the firm offers, from appraising, to consulting, to finance.
The practice of accounting and the practice of appraising are apples and oranges.
While institutional lender appraising included buyers, sellers, and lenders, the RTC appraisal process was different because the RTC commissioned the appraisal and was often both a seller and a lender.
Thus, neatness, accuracy, and attractiveness become key ingredients when appraising the mural.
For example, a Chevrolet dealer who may be appraising a Saab as a trade-in may appraise it differently based on relative online demand.
You investigate ten other contaminated property sales and conclude the one you are appraising is most like the three that show a stigma adjustment factor in the marketplace between 5% and 12%, a relatively low level of risk/stigma.
Although appraising is not a totally exact science, it is a process of making sound conclusions based upon a number of factors including the market, the current income and /or future income potential of a property, taxes, and other influences.
org ) has a two-fold mission, according to founding president Mark Stuart: to promote professionalism and ethical conduct in online appraising, and to help its member appraisers gain additional training and knowledge.