Research: Use these sample phrases to craft meaningful performance evaluations, drive change and motivate your workforce.

Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Research: Exceeds Expectations Phrases

  • Demonstrates exceptional critical thinking skills by examining the validity and truth of arguments and evaluates the importance of ideas
  • Possesses exceptional ability to point out, define, and analyze existing problems
  • Employs innovative and imaginative thinking when looking for new ways to approach problems
  • Employs analytical skills when examining the consequences of a particular solution
  • Demonstrates excellent reasoning skills when weighing one solution to a problem against another
  • Applies logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument and draws conclusions from data analysis and logical arguments
  • Demonstrates exceptional ability to use data reduction and synthesis methods to understand the patterns in relevant data and information
  • Excels at using mathematical techniques to manipulate data such as statistical tests and graphical experimental results
  • Communicates the purpose and outcomes of a research clearly and tailors the communication to the knowledge level and needs of a particular audience
  • Possesses outstanding ability to summarize information, explain the motives, aims, results, and conclusions of a research

Research: Meets Expectations Phrases

  • Adapts technology in getting solutions and searches for different approaches to a situation or problem
  • Looks for alternatives to accepted or common methods and solutions
  • Tries to examine problems from a different point of view
  • Constantly draws conclusions from scientific analyses or arguments and constantly makes predictions from experimental data
  • Uses existing data collections tools to gather data when conducting a research
  • Shows willingness to learn more about statistical analysis techniques and how to apply appropriate statistical tests
  • Breaks bigger issues into smaller manageable parts when faced with complex situations during research
  • Makes effort to identify ideas and concepts that are relevant to a problem
  • Uses insight gained from reflection and feedback to improve future research methods
  • Makes effort to examine the truth of an argument before making a conclusion

Research: Needs Improvement Phrases

  • Hardly bothers to look for better and new ways to approach problems
  • Demonstrates little understanding on how to use data reduction and synthesis methods to understand the patterns in data
  • Often fails to communicate the purpose and outcomes of a research in a clear manner
  • Demonstrates poor critical thinking skills and hardly bothers to examining the validity and truth of arguments
  • Constantly fails to summarize information and hardly explains the motives, aims, results, and conclusions of a research
  • Uses unreliable data collection methods when researching and does not understand the difference between quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Rarely applies logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument and often draws conclusions from illogical arguments
  • Hardly bothers to improve future research methods based on current feedback
  • Shows little willingness to learn more about statistical analysis techniques and how to apply appropriate statistical tests
  • Shows unwillingness to learn how to use mathematical techniques to manipulate data

Research: Self Evaluation Questions

  • What efforts are you making to improve your research methods?
  • What are you doing to improve your understanding of how to use data reduction and synthesis methods?
  • How often do you use mathematical techniques such as statistical tests to manipulate data?
  • Have you ever failed to communicate the purpose and outcomes of a research clearly? How did you correct the situation?
  • How often do you encourage colleagues to employ analytical skills when examining the consequences of a certain solution?
  • What efforts are you making to improve your critical thinking skills when examining the validity and truth of arguments?
  • How often do you employ logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument?
  • What are you doing to improve your ability to point out, define, and analyze existing problems?
  • How often do you break bigger issues into smaller manageable parts when faced with complex situations during research?
  • What efforts are you making to identify ideas and concepts that are relevant to a problem?

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