The Authors are using both the theoretical and the practical approach in their discussion of various aspects of Merit Rating. After stating what Merit Rating is, why, when and on what it is used, how it works, and by whom and on whom it is applied, the Authors describe at length, and with illustrations, the different steps of a new method of service appraisal which they have devised on the basis of a one-year experience with hundreds of clerical workers in a big Canadian public utility concern abroad.
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CHARTIER, ROGER, Master of Social Sciences (Industrial Relations), in charge of education in Industrial Relations at the Centre de Culture populaire (Department of Extension) of Laval's Faculty of Social Sciences; assistant to the Personnel Manager of Brazilian Traction's Rio Head Office during the year the following experiments in Merit Rating toot place.
FUERSTENTHAL, ACHIM H., Ph.D. from Basel, Switzerland, educational psychologist, and Selection consultant in various Brazilian companies (Standard Oil, Texas Oil, Mesbla, etc.); Head of Selection in the Personnel Department of Brazilian Traction's Rio Head Office when the experiment on Merit Rating which this paper tells about was conducted.