Optional Exercises

These exercises will promote team building, idea sharing, and open communication among the members of your organization or smaller work groups. They will also reinforce, through repeated use, some of the tenets in this guidebook while also generating a sense of understanding about the disciplinary process.

1. 360-Degree Feedback

Develop a form you can use to ask your employees their opinions about your ability to communicate.

•   Are you effective?

•   Are you informative?

•   Do you actively and regularly coach?

Have the employees respond anonymously. Consider using checklists or similar formats that do not require handwriting (thus better ensuring anonymity). Take the input and problem-solve any communication issues ...

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