Out of all the types of leadership communication, feedback is the most reactive. Coaching, mentoring and motivational conversations are directed toward future action. Feedback recounts past events and dissects the outcome.
Because feedback involves direct critique of performance, leaders should take special care when initiating feedback conversations, not only to avoid conflict but to reach employees in a space where they will be receptive, according to Harvard Business Publishing. They also shared a few more tips through Harvard ManageMentor, their learning platform.Continue Reading