Design Thinking dla firm

18 czerwca 2018

When Your Boss Criticizes Your Direct Report

| it might be tempting to try to protect your employee from negative feedback that comes from above | if your boss has complained to you about something your subordinate does, don’t let the situation fester | the ongoing tension could affect your relationship with the boss and hinder your subordinate’s career prospects | to address the situation, make sure you understand precisely what your boss doesn’t like. Ask focused questions to identify the issue | then share that feedback with the employee — in detail | you might need to give specific recommendations, like when to arrive for a meeting or how to write a certain kind of email | make it clear to your employee that your intention is to help them improve their image in your superior’s eyes — and that it's in their best interests to do so |