Drawing on the concept of trial, this article comments on the dynamicsof an appraisal and bonus system over about ten years in a French industrial group. It shows how such performance management systems contribute to building and maintaining social order and perceptions of organisational justice.
ANCELIN-BOURGUIGNON, A. and CHIAPELLO, E. (2003). L'ordre social à l'épreuve. Cadres CFDT, pp. 77-84.