Reviewing a Draft 360 Assessment

When clients send me draft 360 assessments for review/edits, I initially look at five key elements.

First, I look at many competencies there are, and how many questions per competency?  I want there to be a similar number of questions per competency (e.g., 3 – 5 or 4 – 6 questions per competency), and I want there to be no more than around 55 questions in the entire assessment.  Backing in to this number, you can have 8 competencies with around 6 questions each, 10 competencies with around 5 questions each, 12 competencies with around 4 questions each.  Sometimes you may have to move questions from one competency to another to get this weighting.  For example, a question around conflict resolution may be placed in the Communication, Collaboration or Leadership competencies.

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Performance Review Story on NPR

Performance Review Story on NPR

On my way to work on Tuesday, I listened to an interesting NPR segment on Performance Reviews (and how they aren’t working for many organizations).   With so many companies entrenched in continuing the performance review process

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