;Promotion is the inherent pursuit of all people in the workplace. How to promote an employee and what is the best way to measure an employee’s adequacy for the next position is of particular importance for enterprises. In recent years, many enterprises have adopted the performance potential matrix scale table to assess employees. In addition to evaluate their past performance, also measure the potential of their future development. In Chinese society, people take the interaction between each other very seriously. In this study, we not only investigate whether the performance and potential can affect employee’s promotion, but also discuss whether the relationship between management and subordinate will effects on promotion.
According to the result of regression analysis, this study found that adaptive performance and promotability rating score have a significant positive association as well as potential and promotability rating, finally the leader-leader exchange relationship has the regulatory effect on the adaptive performance for promotability rating.