360⁰ surveys can do more harm than good

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Generally 360⁰ surveys are a very useful tool. However research published in the latest Monitor on Psychology suggests that 30 percent of 360’s do more harm than good. So what makes a ‘good’ 360 survey? According to the researchers the trick is to make sure there are at least 6 respondents in each category and that there is meaningful coaching follow-up.

Source: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/11/360-evaluations.aspx