With the development of technology at broadband, particularly in neuro-scientific electronic products, some companies have launched brilliant products which can be full of imagination and creativity. These products are exercising an invisible and formative influence on society. Among the products, the group of products from Apple Inc. (previously Apple Computer, Inc. ) may be a few of the most noticeable ones. Apple Inc. , whose products have attracted people's attention worldwide and have occupied considerable market share in global range, is one of the most successful international company currently. Based on the statistics from NPD group, in the term of premium personal computer, Mac, which is the name of some Apple's PC, earnings market share was 91 percent on June 2009. (Wilcox 2009).
In critically looking at past and present performance appraisal systems, a little perspective on the background of performance appraisals is to be able. Performance management is not new. Experts found a mention of performance management, an "Imperial Rater, " in the Wei Dynasty in China which flourished during the third century A. D. Although performance management theory and practice in the United kingdom started out with the Industrial Trend in the overdue 18th century, the common use of performance appraisal techniques with blue-collar employees didn't start until after World Warfare I. Appraisal systems for calculating managerial and professional employee performance weren't used extensively until about 1955. (Murphy and Cleveland, 1995)
The first performance appraisal programs during the Industrial Trend were relatively crude and simple.