Performance Management System for Temporary Employees: Understanding differences in Performance Management between Temporary and Permanent Employees
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Purpose – The purpose of this study is to find the organizational practices in place for the performance evaluation of temporary employees and how that varies from permanent employees.
Method – The study takes an inductive and interpretive approach to find out the unknown practices. The study is conducted over 7 respondents from different organizations split between recruitment agencies and client organizations and represents practices maintained by both set of industries.
Findings – The study identifies low standardization in performance evaluation and discusses the variance from literature over the subject matter. Also a model is drawn based on the amalgamation of literary review and empirical results.
Implications – The study presents variance in the processes for temporary employees and the prime areas where the variance occurs. For the organizations to have fair and just performance management system and for equality towards temporary employees, these issues must be addressed.
Limitations – Cultural practices are not taken into consideration and literature might be based on different cultural practices than the respondents country and for a wholesome study, more respondents might be needed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 72 p.
Performance Evaluation, Performance Review, Temporary Employees, Performance Appraisal, Performance Management, Organizational Goals, Organizational Values, Performance Evaluation Metrics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-31694Archive number: JU-IHH-GMT-2-20160012OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-31694DiVA: diva2:968022
Subject / course
IHH, Business Administration
2016-05-31, Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping, 15:00 (English)
Müllern, Tomas, PhD in Business Administration
Melander, Anders, PhD in Business Administration