Use specific examples to show teammates where they need to improve.
Giving feedback doesn’t fall solely under a manager’s responsibility; you and your teammates need feedback from one another just as much as you need it from the boss. Here’s how to give constructive feedback without making your teammates defensive, from Susan M. Heathfield of About.com‘s guide to human resources:
- Keep your feedback specific. For example: Tell your teammate that the budget report he turned in was well-written and answered[…]