Employers: Be careful giving performance reviews

Author: Jodi Mohrmann, Managing editor of special projects, jmohrmann@wjxt.com
Published On: Mar 01 2014 11:15:58 AM EST   Updated On: Mar 01 2014 12:00:00 AM EST

Be careful when giving your employees their annual review.  New research shows that a critical evaluation may get the opposite result you want.

Researchers from Kansas State University, Eastern Kentucky University and Texas A&M surveyed more than 200 employees who had just received their performance review.  They found that even people who are looking for ways to improve their job don't like hearing negative feedback.

Here are some helpful hints for a review with a better outcome:


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