360-Degree surveying is a popular way for organisations to evaluate performance, assist employee development, and support talent management processed. By one estimate, multi-source feedback such as a 360 surveying is used in 90% of Fortune 1000 organisations.
There is plenty of information available about how to give feedback to people on 360 degree surveys but it is also important to consider tips on how best to receive 360 degree feedback.
The tendency to focus on what is wrong is common among high achievers. When I go through 360 assessment results with people, they generally skim over the positive comments and zoom in on what they perceive as critical.