BARS (Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scale) is a framework mainly designed to consider the benefits of qualitative and quantitative data for an employee’s appraisal process. It is carried out by comparing an individual’s performance against specified behavioral examples categorized and allotted a numerical value. Then, the raters use these values to rate the employee’s performance.
Understand the BARS better with the below example:
|4||Excellent communication / Resolves queries timely||✅|
|3||Above average communication / Resolves queries moderately||✅|
|2||Average communication / Delay in resolving queries|
|1||Poor communication / Never resolve queries on time||✅|
The merits of BARS are mentioned below;
The demerits of BARS are mentioned below;
BARS is a rating scale tool that is used to measure the employee's performance and behavioral patterns. This process has a scale ranging from 5 to 9 that represents various degrees of performance from poor to excellent.