Barriers to Effective Feedback (downloadable pdf) by Leah Cooper for PAHRTS. Handout with exercises for discussion on some common barriers including gossip, skills, social threat, and Minnesota nice. DIY Activity.
Which of these is specific to performing arts? And how might we specifically address them?
Lack of Formalized Process
In most businesses, performance review is an annual process, and promotion, compensation, training needs and disciplinary action depends on it. When does it happen in performing arts? When does it not? Why not? How to incorporate it into our structures and culture?