Managers want to provide helpful feedback to their team members. However, many managers struggle with how to structure that feedback. Whether a team member has difficulties or exceeds expectations, a manager’s ability to provide effective feedback is a critical skill in which managers must be adept. Feedback provided effectively and tailored to the team member will motivate and help retain top performers and grow every team member.
The purpose of providing performance feedback is to support your team members' growth and improvement in their respective roles. Managers who provide feedback intended to maintain a team member’s self-esteem and dignity improve the overall measurements and effectiveness of the team member.
What do you, as a team lead, gain from this? That’s a valid question! Correctly and effectively laying out their feedback leads to: