How Your Feedback Style is Determined by Your Generation

How would you answer the following questions:generations and different communication styles

  • Do you ask for feedback on how you’re performing at your job? If you don’t get it, do you assume you’re doing a good job?
  • Do you view getting invited to a meeting as feedback on how much you’re valued?
  • Do you need control over your work? Or, would you rather make decisions in a group?

Most of us answer these questions in a way that would signal our generation. For example, Gen X wants feedback and will ask for it. They want to know how they’re contributing to an organization’s goals. Traditionalists assume they’re doing a good job if they don’t get negative feedback.

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