360 Degree Feedback

360 Degree Feedback
About 360 Degree Feedback
Traditional feedback is typically top down.

360 degree feedback allows other members of staff to express their views and gives you a true reflection of an individuals performance and development needs.

Over recent years, lots have been written about the decline of the typical top-down performance appraisal. People Management have quoted that just 4% of HR leaders feel that their appraisal system or processes are effective.

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What is 360 Degree Feedback?

360 degree feedback is a method of performance appraisal allowing employees to receive feedback from those who work not only in their own team, but also in the working environment around them.

Our 360 degree feedback tool, Performance 360, gives a more comprehensive review of performance from all angles – managers, peers, direct reports and/or customers – giving staff a more rounded view of their strengths and weaknesses for development.

What does 360 Degree feedback measure?

A 360 degree appraisal can give valuable insight into a range of measures that employees can benchmark against their self-perception. These include behaviours & competencies, perception of others, character, the ability to be a team player and leadership effectiveness.

In the style of a questionnaire, 360 degree feedback poses a consistent set of questions (rated-scale questions, and free text answers where the respondent can leave comments) about the person’s performance to each respondent in order to collate a list of strengths and weaknesses. Most questionnaires are based on a set of competencies or behaviours defined by you and the questions measure how well the person performs in those areas.

Benefits of 360 Degree Feedback

Whether you’re striving for individual improvement, team development or organisational growth, a well-run 360 degree feedback tool can provide enormous benefits for both the individuals taking part as well as their employer.

For the individual, it is an unbiased way to discover how you are thought of by colleagues from a 360 degree perspective and compare it to your self-perception to understand where differences in opinion may lie.

For companies, it demonstrates commitment to develop staff through appraisals and reinforces the link between competency and behaviour. It also offers a transparent and fair process that encourages honest 360 assessment.

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