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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Employee Relations by Terry L. Fitzwater

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Tailoring the survey

The strength of these kinds of surveys is that they can be tailored to fit any situation when you want to solicit feedback on any issue. As an example, let’s assume that a manager wants to know if he or she praises as well as criticizes. Two questions could be added:

My Manager:

1. Provides well-deserved praise

and:

2. Is sometimes quick to criticize without all of the facts

Tailoring the survey requires nothing more than a little thinking about how to ask the right questions to guide, direct, and resolve problem issues.

Another way to add value to the survey is to add a comments section at the end of the survey form. For example,

Are there any other comments that you would like to share that were not covered by the survey ...

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