For many people performance appraisals are a pretty sensitive topic. It's not that anyone in an organization whether employee or manager are looking forward to the next phase of performance appraisals. It's the in most companies the process of assessing manager and employee performance. The appraisals can can be related to specific skills, questions or values that people are getting feedback on from their direct manager in the first place.
It is also more and more common to include more stakeholders into this process and make performance appraisals part of a wider 360 degree feedback evaluation. This opens up the opportunity to gather more feedback data, input and extra insight into the performance health of your team. One of the most innovative, simple solutions to run a performance appraisal is Impraise.