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Feedforward or feedback – reframing positive performance management

Bridget Rice (UNE Business School, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 10 July 2017




This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


Removing the negative elements of traditional feedback-based performance appraisal and refocusing performance management on positive plans for the future can have profound effects on individual and organizational performance.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.


The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.



Rice, B. (2017), "Feedforward or feedback – reframing positive performance management", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 25 No. 5, pp. 7-9.



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