ANTIPATTERN: FEEDBACK

PROBLEM

There is no standardized way to gain value for your work product or personal performance from another person, or to offer your value to the work product or the personal performance of another person.

SUPPOSED SOLUTION

Give or seek feedback.

In many institutional cultures, when one person “owns” a part of a group's product, there is no standardized means for group improvement. This deficit is often ignored by “officialdom.” Other informal elements (mentorship relationships, personal support networks, formal and informal design reviews, individual study, and so on) supply whatever creative and technical support a person secures while creating something.

A multitude of specified, marginally specified, and wholly ...

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