Gartner Research

Minimizing Bias in Performance Appraisal

Published: 04 April 2019

ID: G00707429

Analyst(s): Human Resources Research Team


From compensation to promotion decisions, most organizations rely on employee appraisals to make a host of talent decisions, so the fallout from biased assessments can be far-reaching. Our research helps HR leaders understand how bias can influence performance assessments and how to mitigate it.

Table Of Contents

The Problem of Bias in Performance Appraisals

Bias Has Multiple Entry Points to Performance Appraisals

Types of Bias in Performance Appraisal

Mitigating Bias at Every Stage of the Appraisal Process

Observing Behavior, and Encoding and Storing Information

Retrieving Information

Integrating Information


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