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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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Computer-aided appraising systems are now being built to take advantage of the abundance of readily available property and market data (big data), so that appraisers can accurately solve for (using big data analytics) all the influences on a property's value and provide their clients with statistically accurate market valuations.
Appraisers are now looking at a future where they can utilize their local market expertise and analytical skills combined with third-party inspections and computer-aided appraising systems that analyze hundreds of sales and listings to determine market characteristics, trends and all significant influences that determine the market value of the subject property.
Critically Appraising And Selecting Assessment Instruments.
Another industry that is impacted similar to appraising is economics.
One of the most significant agency problems in real estate appraising is information asymmetry.
By separately analyzing the risk/stigma characteristics of each case study and assigning a risk/stigma score to each source and cause, you are then in a position to compare the case studies to each other and to the property you are appraising.
Now, with the advent of the Internet, collectors seeking professional appraisals have an entire worldwide network of experts at their fingertips -- the Association of Online Appraisers will connect collectors with an online appraiser virtually anywhere who will adhere to very highest professional appraising standards.
To help residential appraisers adapt to an evolving marketplace, the Appraisal Institute is pleased to announce the publication of a new tool for your business, the third edition of Appraising Residential Properties.
In addition to appraising the rock memorabilia the program also features interviews with celebrity collectors including Eric Clapton, Mariah Carey and Alice Cooper, describing their own personal collections.
Note: Appraising Residential Properties is a required text for Appraisal Institute Course 210: Residential Case Study.
Mobil plans to continue appraising the Greater Merah Besar and Seno discovery areas to confirm their commerciality.
Our plans are to drill these prospects while appraising the Merah Besar field.