Prestasiebeoordeling as funksie van maatskaplikewerksupervisie
The purpose of this study was to investigate how social work supervisors perform their supervisory functions and apply performance appraisal. Performance management and performance appraisal play a crucial role in developing human resources. In the social work profession the social work supervisor is the person responsible to appraise the performance of the social worker because of the excellent position to observe the job performance directly and consistently. The researcher used qualitative research for an exploratory and descriptive study. Interviews were used as data collection method. It was concluded that performance appraisal is a cardinal component of the supervision functions.