Receiving a feedback at work often helps the employees not feel directionless. However, taking negative feedback is indeed hard but at the same time, it helps the employee aware about the scope of improvement. As mentioned in the article, carefully listening and taking some time to process the feedback is of most importance.
Very true, it's important to be a good listener and not take it as a personal offence. the idea of constructive feedback comes to mind while reading this.
What if the manager agreed that he made a mistake by giving negative feedback but could not agree to change it in the system workflow? Whose mistake is this now?
We can listen and understand it, but appraisers need to listen back on what we say. Most Appraisal process is a one way street