Once all arrangements have been completed, it is time to notify employees of the survey.

Hopefully, they have been made aware of the company's plans to either initiate a survey or continue its practice of regularly scheduled surveys. However it is accomplished (e-mail, voice mail, memo, bulletin board notice, or newsletter), the important points to communicate are:

The purpose of the survey

The survey format

The date and location of the survey

The importance of full participation

A reference to previous surveys, if appropriate

How and when feedback will occur

Provisions for making up the survey if missed or the survey lost

A procedure to obtain answers to any questions

First Communication

Typically a communication is made to all employees ...

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