Conducting an organizational survey is a multistep process that unfolds over many months. Ideally the process kicks off with strategy development, followed by survey content design. During the survey administration phase, employees’ responses are compiled and the database of results created. The analysis phase begins after data collection is complete, and focuses on interpreting survey results and outlining the findings. The final stage, reporting and taking action, involves preparing and distributing data reports to leaders throughout the organization. Distribution provides the opportunity to spread insights throughout the organization and invite action. Survey data can be a powerful catalyst for change and improvement ...

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