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Feedback: Motivation

Feedback has the power to be a strong source of motivation. When employees receive regular feedback on their work, they feel recognized and appreciated. Positive feedback encourages them to continue performing well and keeps them motivated. Constructive feedback also enables them to improve and develop. Employees feel supported and encouraged by specific suggestions for improving their work. The importance of regular feedback It is important to give regular feedback in order to keep employees motivated. Managers can recognize the performance of their employees, point out potential for improvement and set goals together through regular discussions. This creates an environment that fosters trust and open communication and motivates employees to give their best. The importance of continuous feedback is increasingly recognized in the EU and Switzerland, as it not only increases motivation, but also strengthens working relationships and improves team performance.

Giving effective feedback

For feedback to be used as an effective motivational tool, it should be constructive, specific and timely. Praise should be honest and detailed, while constructive criticism aims to offer solutions and identify opportunities for improvement. Employees should be encouraged to develop further by giving feedback within an appropriate framework so as not to demotivate them. In the EU and Switzerland, training managers in the area of giving feedback is becoming increasingly important in order to improve employee motivation and performance. Feedback is an integral part of corporate culture. In order for feedback to be established as a motivational tool, it should be firmly anchored in the corporate culture. This means that feedback is not only given by managers, but also flows between colleagues and in all directions. Creating an open feedback culture builds trust, promotes the exchange of knowledge and strengthens the sense of togetherness within the team. As a rule, companies in the EU and Switzerland that cultivate a feedback culture are more innovative, agile and successful due to their ability to promote individual strengths and make the most of their employees' potential.