NEWS IN BRIEF
- Constructive criticism. // PHC Profit Report;5/15/96, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p5
Presents suggestions on how supervisors can make criticisms constructive. Includes criticizing in public; Praising in public; Avoid badgering.
- How to take no for an answer. White, Anne // Career World;Mar1994, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p17
Presents advice on handling criticism in the workplace. Subtle forms of criticism; Differentiating constructive criticism from abusive criticism; Unadvisable actions; Benefiting from mistakes; Criticism from co-workers. INSET: Can you take it? (Quiz for readers)..
- Criticism. Pollock, Ted // Electric Light & Power;Feb1994, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p28
Discusses how to handle criticism from an employer. Accepting criticism as part of the job; Criticism as impersonal; Need for avoiding feelings of resentment.
- Make your criticism stick: 3 steps. // Manager's Legal Bulletin;11/15/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p4
In this article, author suggests steps to be considered by managers before giving criticism which includes sharing personal observations, telling employees about the impact of their acts on organization and proposing corrective action for the future.
- When the boss is wrong. Brown, Monique R.; Hayes, Cassandra // Black Enterprise;Feb98, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p75
Presents strategies suggested by Priscilla H. Claman, president of Career Strategies Inc., that can help employees keep their job while voicing their concern about the boss' performance and the company's problems. Asking questions; Discussing the consequences; Offering solutions; Being realistic.
- It's best to stress what has been done correctly. Genton-L'Epee, Karin // Prague Business Journal;5/5/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 17, p9
Offers advice on how a departmental manager should balance giving constructive criticism and praise to subordinates. Case study of manager-subordinate relationship; Control of emotions; Reasons for giving praise before criticism.
- Careful Criticism Brings Better Performance. Tyler, Kathryn // HR Magazine;Apr97, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p57
Discusses the importance of criticism in improving employee performance. How to conduct a performance improvement discussion; Significance of discussing the difference between a manager's expectations and the employee's performance; Disadvantages of using traditional punitive reprimands.
- A Guide to Constructive Feedback. Adubato, Steve // njbiz;10/13/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p45
Answers questions on constructive feedback. Delivery of a feedback without being seen as negative or critical; Face-to-face delivery of feedback; Thoughts on the negative perception on feedback.
- No Communication or Bad Communication: Which Is Worse? Riggs, Kelly S. // Hearing Review;Jun2013 Hearing Review Products, p14
The article focuses on the significance of a good communication that helps to develop a better relationship in the corporate world. It mentions that the outcomes of no communication or bad communication leads to a worse relationship that damages the company. It discusses the three "credibility...