Booklet No. 4 – Assessing

Booklet No. 4 – Assessing

How do you evaluate your interviews?

  • Assessing objectively
  • Selecting suitable assessment criteria


  • Format: PDF
  • Number of pages: 48

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Evaluating fairly is essential for managers of managers, so that they can structure delegations and projects. For operational managers, it’s a skill they can develop to gradually refine their approach. If you are new to management, don’t start with this stage, as other points may be more appropriate.

This booklet will be very useful for HR functions in identifying simple, usable models, to give meaning without complexity.


  • What exactly do we mean when we talk about manager assessment?
    • Definition
    • Uses
  • Quantitative versus qualitative approach
  • Advantages, disadvantages and example of an evaluation grid
  • 4 levels of human capital assessment
  • Subjectivity and evaluation bias
    • Subjectivity in performance indicators
    • The 15 most common biases in evaluations
    • Socio-cultural influence or the weight of the collective unconscious
    • Summary of the subjectivity of evaluations
  • Solutions for objective evaluation
    • Construction of measurement scales
    • An exhaustive evaluation
    • Performance assessment
    • Assessment of skills
    • Assessment of soft skills
  • Potential for development and learning
  • Assessment summary
  • Assessment tools
  • Nine box matrix


Practical exercises for taking action

19 pages of exercises to help you practise

  • Exercise #1: My relationship with evaluation
    • My use of evaluation: taking stock
    • Recognising my cognitive biases
  • Exercise #2: constructing objective indicators
    • Defining evaluation criteria for each position
    • Applying the grids to a specific case
    • Analysis and action plan – in the sense of smarte
  • Exercise #3: Assessing team potential