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Subordinate appraisal of managers: a useful tool for the NHS?

Peter Reid (Head of Child Clinical Psychology for Clwydian Community Care NHS Trust, Wrexham, UK)
Gerald Levy (Principal Lecturer in Management Learning, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK)

Health Manpower Management

ISSN: 0955-2065

Article publication date: 1 April 1997


Problems in recruiting and retaining professional staff are an ongoing concern to many NHS Trusts and professional heads of service. There is evidence from a wide variety of sources that direct line managers are frequently cited as a source of worker’s stress and a cause of staff turnover. Reviews these issues and suggests subordinate appraisal of managers as one possible response.



Reid, P. and Levy, G. (1997), "Subordinate appraisal of managers: a useful tool for the NHS?", Health Manpower Management, Vol. 23 No. 2, pp. 68-72.




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