Section B - Feedback

Section B is completed by the reviewer after the SRDS meeting has taken place, and should reflect the feedback given to the reviewee in the meeting. There are some key skills to develop in giving feedback that is constructive, and that results in a positive impact for the reviewee, and below are some resources to help reviewers develop these skills.

Skills development resources

SRDS webSRDS guidelines

This page of the HR website contains the formal supporting documentation for the SRDS process.

SRDS eventsSRDS skills for reviewers

SRDS reviewers can attend this learning event, to develop listening, questioning, feedback and objective setting skills.

Webinar IconSRDS Reviewers webinar

This is a recording of a webinar for SRDS Reviewers that was delivered on 22 June 2016.

It is an ideal introduction to the principle, purpose and process of SRDS both for new Reviewers, and as a refresher for existing Reviewers.

SRDS webFeedback models

This resource outlines some really straightforward feedback models. These are by no means the only feedback models available, but we've highlighted these because they are simple to use, and easy to adapt to fit your own personal style.

You may also want to look at this short video about the AID model of feedback, which focuses on Action, Impact, and the Desired result.

If you find any others that work well for you, let us know at staffdevelopment@sheffield.ac.uk, or on the Google+ community.

SRDS webQuestioning styles

Effective questioning can be a really useful part of delivering feedback, as you can encourage your reviewee to reflect on their contribution, including what has gone well and where improvements could be made.

SRDS webBreaking unpleasant news

Feedback isn't always going to be unpleasant, but it's useful to be prepared. This resource gives you some ways in which you can break unpleasant news in an effective way.

SRDS guidesUseful Guide to Feedback

This guide covers a wide range of information on delivering feedback, including the purpose and value of feedback, differentiating between feedback and criticism, and how to use feedback to motivate others.

SRDS webAre you avoiding having a difficult conversation?

This blog gives some tips for how to prepare for a difficult conversation, and how to make sure it continues to go well once you have started.

SRDS webJohari's window

This model is a way to help you understand the way you communicate with others, and how aware they may be about certain information about them. This is useful for feedback as you can begin to think about how aware your reviewee might be about the feedback you need to provide before the meeting.