Nobody likes being told that they’re not good enough. It can sound mean or nasty, and hurt the person’s feelings and sense of self-worth. The negative statement, instead of leading to corrective action, can lead to further conflict and unhealthy, aggressive behavior. This destructive situation is especially dangerous in the workplace.
Which is why the culture of feedback in offices has to be evaluated and changed so that it reflects sensitivity and empathy. This infographic looks at best practices for giving feedback, and highlights 12 ways to ensure that negative feedback has the desired positive impact.
Infographic by – Headway Capital