Training and Education: Full circle
360-degree feedback is a method of performance management that is gaining popularity among those looking for an alternative to standard appraisal methods. John Rice and Nigel McEwen spell out the potential benefits of this new technique
The original idea behind feedback in the workplace was to make it immediate and motivating. A wooden block hanging above a worker’s head would be turned either red or green, depending on whether the factory manager was happy with their levels of productivity. While this was undeniably an immediate method, the jury is still out on its motivational power.
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