Feedback seems to be pretty important at work–particularly from one’s boss.
What do you think leads to the most disengagement in talent?
1. Little or no feedback
2. Negative feedback
3. Positive feedback
Positive and Negative Feedback
Recent research suggests that feeling emotional hurt, being given critical feedback from your boss, having your ideas rejected by other respected colleagues, being made fun of, or being verbally abused all seem to have the same negative impact on our health.
It seems that emotional pain and physical pain both follow the same neuro- pathways in our brain and can both lead to the same outcomes of depression, immune suppression and fatigue. In a study by Naomi Eisenberger and colleagues at UCLA, she was able to use the latest technology called functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) to peer into the inner workings of our brain while a team was involved in a social exercise designed to provoke feelings of social isolation and rejection.
For the full blog from our 360 Author, Dr Ken Nowack – please visit the World of Learning blog page.
Dr Ken Nowack will be speaking on coaching people to change behaviour at this years World of Learning Exhibition – join him on Tuesday 30th September from 14.45-15.15.