LEAVE MANAGEMENT KIOSK- IS A TOOL OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SYSTEM? (WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KSRTC, KARNATAKA)


Dr.B.Nagaraju
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Abstract

Driver: Sir I need leave tomorrow, 

Depot Manager: No.    

OVER ...!!!

Earlier days drivers and conductors use to beg with Depot managers for their ‘own leaves’, it was under news that sometime employees use to bribe to get leaves, previously there had been allegations by the employees regarding unfair leave practices by Depot Managers, so olden days were crucial for KSRTC employees to get leaves. But days are changed now...!! KSRTC has stepped into improvement in the administration to bring more transparency for the benefit of employees in the issue of ‘LEAVE’. KSRTC is the first corporation to introduce this concept in India, KSRTC has introduced ‘Leave Management KIOSK’ a systematic computerized machine where employee can take his or her leave based on the availability. Hence no conflict, no argument, and no issues regarding leave, but it does not mean that all problems have come to an end regarding leave issues. Of-course, employee can enjoy the benefit of Leave management KIOSK   and he can apply leave as and when he wish, which impacts on his performance appraisal. But there are several pros and cons after implementing Leave management KIOSK computerised machine.

This study is purely based on primary data, a set of systematic questionnaire (Bilingual)in English and Kannada language  has been  distributed to collect opinion from both drivers as well as conductors and also oral opinion is collected from depot managers about Leave Management KIOSK computerised machine and its effects on Performance appraisal.

If employee is satisfied then definitely his performance will be good in the organisation. Leave is the most important factor which directly effects to employees Performance appraisal, because when an employee is in need of leave and if he doesn’t get it, then surely he will be disappointed then it will effect on his performance. Hence, Leave management KIOSK plays an important role to employees’ performance appraisal.

KEYWORDS: KSRTC, Leave Management KIOSK, Performance Appraisal.

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EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review(JEBR)

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Vol : 4
Issue : 8
Month : August
Year : 2016
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