Think your employees don’t want feedback? You could be dead wrong, and maybe it’s your issue not theirs. In the article, Your Employees Want the Negative Feedback You Hate to Give, Zenger Folkman points out, while many don’t like to give negative or constructive feedback, most of us need and want to hear it.
What was really interesting was the the following information, when asked Would they (the 899 people surveyed) prefer praise/recognition or corrective feedback? A significantly larger number (57%) preferred corrective feedback; only 43% preferred praise/recognition.