Giving Constructive Feedback

Giving Constructive Feedback - BA 324 Business...

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BA 324 – Business Communication Holmes Giving Constructive Feedback How to be Constructive Think through your suggested changes carefully Discuss improvements rather than flaws Focus on controllable features and/or behavior Be specific Keep feedback impersonal Verify understanding Highlight any limitations your feedback may have Explanation Because many business documents and presentations must illustrate complex relationships between ideas and other information, isolated and superficial comments or edits can do more harm than good. Instead of saying “This is confusing,” explain how the information conveyed can be improved or enhanced to make the message clearer. Because the writer/presenter may not have control
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course BA 324 taught by Professor Donnellan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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