The feedback discussion is an effective communication and management method. It consists of the conversation between two people. The conversation reflects to the feedback partner, how its performance and behavior are perceived. Feedback consists of the two elements of giving feedback and receiving feedback.
In an inner circle a question is discussed, while participants in the outer circle listen. The participants of the outer circle can switch into the inner circle to join the discussion.
In change management, the sounding board serves as a regular critical feedback tool given by employees concerned by the change project. Decision makers gain new insights about their project and identify challenges and problems early enough to intervene adequately.
The stakeholder analysis is a tool to identify and classify the stakeholders of a project. Identifying the stakeholders’ attitude towards the project is the main aim, in order to derive actions which influence the stakeholders’ attitude positively.