Change is the nature of organisations today. Resisting change has been around a lot longer – it’s as much a part of human nature as the desire to grow and improve.
From manager development to organisational culture change – the range of benefits that can be achieved with a well-designed 360 degree feedback program is very broad. Feedback is the prime
Published Article: Kaufman, R., Forbes, R., & Parks, J. (2005). How to Make the Balanced Score Card Really Balanced. In Silberman, M. & Philips, Editors The 2005 ASTD Team &
Published Article: Forbes, Ronald, Dylan Forbes & Peter Hoskins (2005). Start-up Mega Planning – A Case History. Performance Improvement Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 3, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Learning Systems
Published Article: Forbes, Ronald (2003). World of Tomorrow’s Child. International prize winning essay on a practical way to design the Future everyone really wants. Download the article here WorldofTomorrowChild.
Published Article: Paterson, Anne. (2002). Leadership development using Team Management Systems. Team Management Systems (TMS). A journey through the Team Management Profile in combination with Upward Feedback® (360 Facilitated®) by Anne
Published Article: Forbes, Ronald (2000). A Balanced Scorecard Plus Mega and 360 degree feedback. Updated from American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) website T&D Magazine, Sept. 2000. How 360
Published Article: Forbes, Ronald & Dylan Forbes (1999). Open Communication Through Feedback. Professional Development Series: Becoming an Employer of Choice. Australian Human Resources Institute Conference 29-30 November 1999. How stress
Published Article: “Navigator” (1999) 360 Feedback In-house newsletter of Royal & Sun Alliance, NZ, March 1999. Describes 360 Facilitated® /Upward Feedback® results to date: “It’s hard to imagine the company
Published Article: Forbes, Ronald. (1998). The Two Bottom Lines – Let’s start to measure. The Quality Magazine. August 1998. Australian Quality Council. Not about Upward Feedback® but instead challenges organizations
Published Article: Act on the Feedback, then Measure the Impact. Craig, Graeme, Human Resources, June 1998. Institute of Personnel Management, NZ. Written from the inside by a General Manager, this article
Published Article: Forbes, Ron & Peter Farey. (1997). Managers squeezed from all sides. HR Monthly. 1997. Australian Human Resources Institute. Compares Australian, UK and New Zealand data – illustrates the
Published Article: Forbes, Ron. (1996). Upward Feedback, a New Power for the Learning Organisation. HR Monthly. November 1996. Australian Human Resources Institute. Comparing 360 Facilitated® with focus groups and climate
Published Article: Forbes, Ron. (1995). Upward Feedback, the Neglected Wisdom. Management. October 1995. Australian Institute of Management, NSW. Describes how Upward Feedback® breaks down communication barriers. Download the pdf at NeglWisdom.
Published Article: Forbes, Ron. (1995). What Karpin Forgot. The Company Director. August 1995. Australian Institute of Company Directors. This article launched Upward Feedback® in Australia, emphasising the necessity for senior
Published Article: Forbes, Ron. (1995). Upward Feedback: from Fear to Trust. Newsletter. December 1995. Australian Institute of Training and Development, NSW. A one-pager on Australia’s Karpin Report and what it
Published Article: Humphries, Edwin & Ronald Forbes (1993). The Challenge of Mandated Organizational Change. Abstract & Conclusion only. Qualcon Australia 1993. Conference Proceedings. Sept. 1993. The mandates of society as
Published Article: Farey, Peter. (1993). Mapping the Leader/Manager. Management Education and Development, Vol 24, Part 2. Lancaster University, UK. This is the seminal article defining the Leader/Manager model – based