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When no one wants a promotion

The appraisal system in public sector banks needs to improve

Promotion Policy

The traditional practice has been a batch-wise promotion

Shyamal Majumdar
A couple of days before the interviews for internal promotion of junior officers, a general manager of a public sector bank (PSB) was told some of the candidates were keen to meet him. Sensing that they want to lobby for their promotions, the GM was keen to avoid meeting them, but relented after he was told they have been waiting for a very long time.
The meetings were an eye-opener. All of them had the same request: Please do not promote us. The bank had quite a few vacancies at the next level and was keen to fill the
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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 8:15 PM IST

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