Does the demise of the annual performance review encourage agility or cause confusion?

Does the demise of the annual performance review encourage agility or cause confusion?

I’ve been following with interest the news that some leading organisations are doing away with the annual performance review. Nine blocker grids, bell curves, ratings and rankings could all be becoming a thing of the past. General Electric, Microsoft, Adobe, Accenture and, recently, KPMG India have announced that they are evolving towards a new model favouring more immediate feedback. GE is using an app to do this. Employees request qualitative feedback immediately after completing a project or piece of work,…