Feedback - What is effective feedback?: page 1 of 1
Guide: Effective feedback should be seen as a tool both for improving performance and also as a way of praising and maintaining excellence. The basis of giving effective feedback is trust, respect and credibility within a mentor/mentee relationship.
Guide: Consider these questions. Think about your colleagues. Who would you feel happy about receiving feedback from? Why would you choose those particular individuals?
Before progressing in this section, consider what makes for effective feedback in your opinion.
Select the interactive link to type in your own criteria.
Guide: Now consider the process of giving feedback in more detail. Feedback should be positive, critical, honest and timely.
To encourage a successful mentoring relationship, it is also very important to consider the management and tone of the feedback.
Select the knowledge links for more information on why this approach is important.