Document Type : Research Article


1 Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia

2 Department of Business Administration, Administration Technical College, Erbil Polytechnic University FPTP, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia

3 Department of Psychology, College of Education,University of Garmian

4 PhD in Psychology, scientific officer, Russian Technological University (MIREA), Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of Computer Design, Moscow, Russian Federation,

5 Department of Public Administration, College of Administrative and Financeial Sciences, Cihan University Erbil - kurdistan – Iraq

6 Accounting Department, College of Administration & Financial Sciences, Knowledge University, Kirkuk Road,44001, Erbil, kurdistan region- Iraq


The study aims to explore the effect of performance appraisal in Thi-Qar and Sumer Universities academic staff. The data were collected through structured questionnaires from 144 teaching staff. The findings revealed that there are positive and significant relationships between independent and dependent variables. That is establishing performance standards, communicating established standards, measuring actual performance and compare with standards, discussing the appraisal and giving feedback and indicating corrective action with teaching staff performance. Thus, for effective performance appraisal system the management of the university has to make some improvement in the appraisal system practice.