In organisational development, 360-degree feedback, also known as “multi-rater feedback,” “multisource feedback,” or “multisource assessment,” is feedback that comes from all around an employee. “360” refers to the 360 degrees in a circle, with an individual figuratively in the centre of the circle. Feedback is provided by team members, colleagues, and manager(s). It also includes a self-assessment and, in some cases, feedback from external sources such as customers and suppliers or other interested stakeholders.
360 degree feedback surveys are a well-established tool for organisations to: