Objections to Using 360-Degree Feedback

The following arguments against using 360-degree feedback are those most commonly expressed by key decision-makers:

It Is Not the Best Use of Resources

A conversation with a senior organization development consultant at a company in the Midwest that maintains and provides information on the creditworthiness of individual consumers provides an example. The company’s senior management team had given him the task of investigating 360-degree feedback options, ranging from purchasing a commercially developed questionnaire to developing their own questionnaire and processing the reports internally (which was their preferred option). As we discussed the people, dollars, and time required to implement their ...

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