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employee evaluation

the judgment of an employee’s overall job performance and of certain related personal characteristics (e.g., ability to get along with colleagues) that may be relevant. Employee evaluations are usually performed by a supervisor or consultant. Also called employee appraisal; work evaluation. See criterion dimensions; job criterion; performance review.

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March 1st 2024

symbolic learning theory

symbolic learning theory

a theory that attempts to explain how imagery works in performance enhancement. It suggests that imagery develops and enhances a coding system that creates a mental blueprint of what has to be done to complete an action.