What is "360-degree feedback"? What advantages might it have over more traditional performance appraisal systems that use only downward feedback? What are some of the problems that could occur in using a 360-degree feedback system?
360 Degree Feedback is a concept by which feedback is solicited from colleagues of the individual being assessed during a performance appraisal. The individuals surveyed usually include about eight to twelve of the employee's peers, direct reports and manager.
The feedback is anonymous and includes a combination of questions and written comments. The individual being ...
This solution provides a brief overview of the 360 degree feedback system and its advantages over traditional downward feedback.