Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your 360 Assessment?
August 30, 2017
CEO of Zenger/Folkman, Jack Zenger, estimates that “More than 85% of all the Fortune 500 companies use the 360 degree feedback process as a cornerstone of their overall leadership development process.” Consultants and Fortune 500 companies alike use 180 or 360 assessments to capture real time feedback for leadership 360’s and enterprise performance management. The following three best practices can help ensure you get the most value from your assessment:Map questions to a framework for better benchmarking Automate the 360 workflow with multiple perspectives functionality Control report access with role-based permissions Map questions to a framework for better benchmarking Does your 360 assessment categorize competencies into several themes? If so, it is a perfect candidate for a data model. Mapping your interview topics to a data model gives you more control over your analytics displays. Data models also allow you to automatically benchmark at the category level, [...]
Fortune 20 Company Digitally Revamps Leadership Assessment
August 10, 2017
This case study highlights the digital transformation of the 360 leadership assessment at a Fortune 20 company. A new CLO used 9Lenses to transform and expand the company’s leadership assessment. A Fortune 20 company started their relationship with 9Lenses for an executive assimilation program to help its new leaders onboard effectively. The program used the 9Lenses platform to digitally interview new leaders’ direct reports. Through the interview, new leaders could quickly learn about key metrics in their departments. The interview enabled the new leaders to better understand the effectiveness of their immediate teams. Moreover, they could make informed decisions from day one. However, a Chief Learning Officer was promoted to this segment of the company, learned about the executive assimilation program on 9Lenses. and decided to expand the company’s use cases. He immediately saw its value in quickly helping leaders to make better, informed decisions, and he decided the program [...]
Does Your Organizational Assessment Measure Engagement?
July 26, 2017
An organizational assessment is a systemic approach for consultants to discover how well their client organizations are performing and where they could improve in order to perform better. They are invaluable to organizations in a number of ways. Not only can they identify problem areas, but they can serve as the basis for any number of change management initiatives. Organizational diversity, operational performance, leadership effectiveness, employee retention efforts, and digital transformation are just a few of these. Conducting organizational assessments allows internal and external consultants to ground their guidance in data, introduce new insight to their client, and identify areas that will have the most impact in their engagement. Organizational Assessment Process The pattern for conducting organizational assessments is generally consistent. The consultant or internal team conducts discovery, analyzes the data, and produces key recommendations for performance improvement. Best practices for organizational assessment largely focus on the process of [...]
Automate Questions With Client Hierarchy Management
July 20, 2017
9Lenses’ latest product update includes a hierarchy management process and a number of new functionality improvements. Our customers are using this functionality for technology assessments, high performer reviews, digital transformation readiness assessments, and other change management initiatives. These updates will further automate the workflow for any assessment where consultants would like to collect insights from both employees and managers to compare and contrast those responses and allow end users to view their responses. Today users can:Define client organizational hierarchy – Upload your client’s organizational structure and user list to deliver questions unique to the level of each employee in the same digital interview. Select from multiple languages – Users can now choose from 9 different languages including English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, German, French, Portuguese, Russian in the 9Lenses menu and to enable these languages for your interview creation. Collect multiple responses for a single user – Allow managers to provide data [...]