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Three Big Mistakes to Avoid with 360 Degree Feedback

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  I am still intrigued that after many years in use in organisations all over the world, there are still  instances where 360 Degree Feedback is used in completely the wrong way, and the for the wrong reasons. The latest gem is this one (from New Zealand*): it seems that

Can 360 Degree Feedback help improve Team Performance?

Team using 360 Degree Feedback

360 Degree Feedback is often seen as a process for giving feedback to individuals: we are often asked if 360 appraisal can also be useful in providing collective feedback, e.g. to a team as to how they are experienced by other stakeholders? Aggregating individual feedback data Many organisations are now

360 FEEDBACK: CAN TEXT BE ANONYMOUS?

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In a recent conversation with a client on 360 Feedback, we covered the tricky topic of balancing the need for free text comments against ensuring that those comments would be anonymous. The client had already run a number of 360’s for a number of participants using the Track 360 feedback.

SUCCESS WITH ASSESSMENT AND 360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

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In a recent report, the Aberdeen Consulting group in the US have found that there are correlations between organisations that perform well (in terms of performance and retention of staff) and who use assessments, and this includes 360 feedback, in a consistent way. One of the key drivers for using assessment tools is

MEASURING INTEGRITY AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR IN ORGANISATIONS

A few months ago I attended a City HR Association* event, on ethics and integrity in the workplace. There were some fascinating insights and discussions on how we, as people professionals, can help to run our organisations in an ethical way – and this doesn’t just apply to the City.