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The sandwich feedback method: Not very tasty

@inproceedings{Bergen2014TheSF,
  title={The sandwich feedback method: Not very tasty},
  author={C. W. Von Bergen and Martin S. Bressler and Kitty Campbell},
  year={2014}
}
When correcting employee behavior and providing negative performance comments, managers are often encouraged to begin with something positive and are frequently instructed to use the “sandwich method” in which one inserts (or sandwiches) criticism between two positive remarks. Although offered by many well-intentioned management trainers and organizations as an effective and humane way for bosses to communicate how badly an employee is doing something, this commonly used method may be… 

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