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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.
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Under the existing system, many appraisals come from companies that are owned in part by the lender ordering the appraisal.
AM: Appraisers must fully understand and follow the requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, and they need to verify all data used in a report.
Taking a brief look back in time provides us with a good frame of reference as to where appraisal technology was and where it is now.
Residential appraisers anticipate more demand for summary appraisals (37 percent) and limited/restricted use appraisals and desk appraisals at 29 percent each.
Bear the other expenses of the appraisal and umpire equally.
The appraisal review demystifies the appraisal process and gives the client a better understanding of the valuation and greater confidence in the appraiser's conclusions.
170(f)(11)(C) requires taxpayers to obtain a qualified appraisal for donated property for which a deduction exceeding $5,000 is claimed.
There are three core components in Burke's 1991 process model linking identity to behavior: (1) the identity standard, (2) the reflected appraisal, and (3) the mechanism that compares the reflected appraisal with the identity standard.
dollars which could typically be realized at a properly advertised and conducted public auction sale, held under forced sale conditions and under present day economic trends, as of the effective date of the appraisal report.
In many organizations performance appraisal systems remains one of the most widely used tools in assessing the employees' performance.
The laptop's appraisal software, including updated pricing and technical information, lets appraisers complete their work efficiently and accurately, with all the information, including photos, saved in electronic format.
Geoff Armstrong, the IPD's director general, commented: "The survey results clearly show that well-conducted appraisals can satisfy the needs of both appraisees and appraisers.