360 Degree Assessments
Evaluates using a multi-rater feedback, multisource feedback or multisource assessment approach
According to experts 360 degree evaluations provide feedback from all around an employee. “360” refers to the in a circle, with an individual figuratively in the center of the circle.In the 360 degree survey,
- feedback is provided by subordinates, peers, and supervisors.
- includes a self-assessment and, in some cases, feedback from external sources such as customers and suppliers or other interested stakeholders.
- is contrasted with “upward feedback,” where managers are given feedback by their direct reports, or a “traditional performance appraisal,” where the employees are most often reviewed only by their managers.