Individuals in a team determine the success of teamwork. For a successful teamwork, every person in the team has to be competent enough for the team to succeed. The score for competency of an individual is determined by ratings given by peers in terms of personal and professional performance. Rating others keeps them on toes especially those who maybe personally and professionally performing poorly. Australian national university introduced such method of students rating others and it seems to be working quite well.
There are methods of evaluating and rating which include judgement. An individual maybe be asked to judge and rate someone by analyzing their performance. Rowe & Guerrero, (2013) stated that subordinates (juniors in a company) may also rate their managers by evaluating them. For instance, a manager can be rated according to how they can handle employees’ barriers. Self-appraisal also applies where an individual rate themselves by comparing their performance with that of others.
Mechanical method is the other method and is more preferred. Rating performance of individuals