Personal

In your culture, when is negative feedback taken personally? When is it not taken personally?

Praise

Can you remember when you received praise which really motivated you? Or when you praised someone and it had a motivating effect on them?

Critique

Voicing criticism is sensitive in any culture. In your culture, when is it absolutely necessary? How should it be communicated?

Discretion

When is it appropriate to criticize another person in the presence of other people? When is it helpful? When is it destructive?

Scores

Explain to your colleague the scoring system in two non-business contexts of your culture. What is the logic behind the system?