Most organizations have a formal awards program that is their “best-of-the-best” academy awards event. These formal award programs are truly the best performance ranking, or earned award, such as the top salesperson, or they are nomination based and selected by a judging committee.
Often the selected jurors are previous award recipients because they know the standard required to become an award winner.
But does using previous award winners as jurors who are peers of potential award candidates lead to bias in selecting winners?(more…)