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UK businesses are being impacted by poor leaders

New research from Canada Life Group Insurance highlights poor leadership is damaging workers’ performance in UK businesses with 81% of UK employees reporting they don’t feel empowered, supported or motivated by their manager or boss. The internal survey asked 1000 employees their views and showed that trust in leadership teams is

Monday Motivation

Happy workers are productive workers. Productive workers generate results. But how can we motivate staff to work hard and help organisations flourish and grow? Track Surveys highlights some of the ways we use communication and feedback to get your staff to be productive and work efficiently so you can maximise

4 Things Stephen Hawking teaches us about leadership

Stephen Hawking leaves a legacy behind and has taught the world so much about the Universe – but there are many lessons on leadership which we can learn from the great man. We at Track Surveys have picked four favourite lessons: Nothing is Perfect ‘One of the basic rules of

Best 360 Degree Feedback design and implementation for supporting behaviour change

In this video I cover the key areas that have been shown to be most effective when using bespoke 360 Degree Feedback for organisational change.

Agile working is the key to success: how can we as People Professionals help our people and teams to be more agile?

Agile is a current buzzword – with so much change going on around us, organisations are looking at being able to respond quickly to changes in demand, technology and regulations, as well as the needs of customers.  The Agile methodology, taken from software development, is a way of doing this.

Three steps to dealing with badly behaved leaders (also known as jerks)

  A recent article* from McKinsey is addressed to leaders who may be the source of workplace dysfunction – or jerks, as the author calls them. What can be done about it? In our experience, bad behaviour can range from plain rudeness and incivility, through bad management practices, exclusion and

How helpful is 360 Degree Feedback from friends?

An interesting article from Ladders*: it seems that 360 Degree Feedback is being used as part of a business school’s application process. New York University’s Stern School of Business has decided that relying on individual applicants’ ‘personal statement’ has not been a reliable indicator of their empathy and emotional intelligence.

Download a new report: What are the 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about 360 Degree Feedback?

In this report, we’ll share the 10 key questions that organisations ask when they are thinking about using 360 Degree Feedback for development or performance. The report includes questions like ‘where do we start’, ‘how many questions should we ask?’, and ‘what should the 360 report look like?’ If you’re

Overcoming two big obstacles to effective performance management

A recent article* from the ATD reports on how organisations are rethinking performance management. Two of the three key issues with most performance management processes are identified as biased evaluations and infrequent feedback. The lack of engagement of employees is one outcome. The consequent poor data available to the organisation

Ten FAQs about 360 Degree Feedback (and the answers!)

With +17 years of experience, working with over 200 companies to design, set up and deliver lots of different 360s, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most commonly asked questions and the answers!  Here’s a short summary and you can request the full white paper, just drop us an