Constructive feedback: Understanding the factors that influence if feedback is listened to or not

Updated: May 24, 2019

It is often that I hear either employees or managers complaining about the fact that the constructive feedback that they are providing to others is neither actively listened to or acted upon. It serves as a high source of frustration which can sometimes also contribute towards the erosion of a relationship. However, this frustration can often stem from not considering 2 important factors which influence providing feedback.