Regular staff reviews will help an organisation to be effective and efficient (and hence more profitable), and will help the individual employee gain more job satisfaction. A satisfied employee is going to work better; a more profitable company means a happier boss. It's that simple. This book is a thorough, comprehensive guide for anyone involved in staff reviews. It covers: *Conducting appraisals in an open organisation with a narrative focus *Appraisal skills - interview techniques and listening and counselling skills *Eight rules for successful negotiation *The role of job analysis, job description and person specification *Different types of appraisal *Preparing for the appraisal * Conducting the interview and evaluating the appraisal *What can go wrong and what to watch out for *Resolving conflict. Thoroughly revised and updated edition.