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360-Degree Competencies and the Strengths-Based Culture

  • By: Marcie Levine; Chelsea Daggett
  • Published: 8/9/2017

Strengths-based learning requires “knowing your strengths and investing in others’ strengths” to build better teams and develop leadership skills. This approach can lead to significant increases in traditional markers of organizational success like productivity, retention, and customer satisfaction. Focusing on strengths helps businesses and employees alike.  Only 13% of today’s workforce is engaged at work but that number rises dramatically to 67% when managers focus on employees’ strengths.  

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360 Degree Assessments and the Rise of Continuous Feedback

  • By: Marcie Levine; Chelsea Daggett
  • Published: 7/18/2017

The debate about the best way to give employees actionable feedback has grown more interesting as technology develops at an increasingly rapid rate.   We believe that using a continuous feedback application as an adjunct to 360 degree assessments like our ActiveView 360 system is a great way for feedback to become a process, and not just an annual (or semi-annual) event.

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Why Use a 360 Degree Assessment Consultant?

  • By: Marcie Levine; Chelsea Daggett
  • Published: 6/21/2017

After reading many articles on the benefits and weaknesses of 360 degree assessments, I have come to a simple conclusion—that articles often do not differentiate good 360 degree assessments from bad.  Therefore, what can be a great tool for providing (professional, appropriate) feedback and constructive progress can also negatively impact organizational trust and lead to low morale.  What SurveyConnect has found is that by using out-of-house 360 experts (like us), you have a guide to ensure the best results possible from your 360-degree project.   

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360 Feedback Programs in Organizations 2016

  • By: Marcie Levine
  • Published: 9/22/2016

Each year SurveyConnect collects and reports out on data that we hope is useful to our clients and friends. In 2016, as in previous years, we decided to focus our questions on the 360 process – how many employees are asked to participate and why, as well as what happens with the data once it is collected. Continue Reading...

360 Feedback Programs in Organizations

  • By: Marcie Levine
  • Published: 8/24/2016

Each year SurveyConnect collects and reports out on the objectives and uses of 360-degree feedback processes in organizations.

We have opened up the survey for 2016.  If you (or any of your colleagues) would like to help with the research, please go to: https://www.activesurvey.net/78activeview/login/login.cfm?sv=11

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How to Design a 360 Degree Assessment

  • By: Marcie Levine
  • Published: 4/28/2016

Many of our clients come to us with an idea of what they want to cover in a 360 degree assessment, but without having any questions written. We have a process to help in the assessment creation – a way that can show your thinking at each step.

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The Change in 360 Feedback Content

  • By: Marcie Levine
  • Published: 2/1/2016

We help many of our clients with the design of their 360-degree instruments. Over the past few years, I’ve seen a big shift in what clients believe to be the most important competencies to ask about.

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