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Hindustan Times: Employees should be receptive to criticism to stay creative


According to a paper co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School academic, bosses and co-workers “need to be more careful when they offer negative feedback to someone they manage or to their peers.” Co-author Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, said: “It’s a bit counter-intuitive because we tend to believe we shouldn’t criticize the boss. In reality, most supervisors are willing to receive negative feedback and learn from it. It’s not that they enjoy criticism – rather, they are in a natural power position and can cope with the discomfort of negative feedback better.”

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