Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales
1. Definition of behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARS):
• This method used to describe a performance rating that focused on specific behaviors or sets as indicators of effective or ineffective performance.
• It is a combination of the rating scale and critical incident techniques of employee performance evaluation.
2. Classification of behaviorally anchored rating scales:
• Behavioral observation scales
• Behavioral expectations scales
• Numerically anchored rating scales
3. Rating scales
Each behavior can rate at one of 7 scales as follows (you can set scales depend on your requirements)
• Extremely poor (1 points)
• Poor (2 points)
• Below average (3 points)
• Average (4 points)
• Above average (5 points)
• Good (6 points)
• Extremely good (7 points)
4. Advantages and disadvantages of behaviorally anchored rating scales:
• This method are very useful and exactly.
• It is very difficult to develop this method because you need to identify what is “good level” etc.