While New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are not in charge of major companies, their different leadership styles can still teach lessons to those in the business world.
Employees might fear a 360 appraisal because they think that raters – managers, co-workers or customers for sales teams – will dump on them, criticize them, and basically provide them with negative feedback.
With 360 feedback, managers and supervisors can understand how their approach is seen by team members and what can be done to make them even better leaders.
Employees who can work together with others – both within and outside of their respective departments – can help the organization thrive and prosper as a whole. When team members see their specific department as the only part of a business, frustration and animosity can be created.
Through leadership assessments, team members can work with their immediate supervisor to explain what qualities and skills work, and which ones need improvement.
With 360 degree feedback, employees will be shown areas where they thrive but will also be shown how they can take a chance and become even better.
Through a 360 leadership assessment, team members will be able to work with their immediate manager to explain the leader’s strengths and in which areas he or she can further improve.
With 360 degree feedback, employees and their immediate supervisor will be able to work together to find ways for each individual to become an even stronger contributor.
Employees often have a fear of failure, but sometimes, they will also have a fear of success. Through 360 degree feedback, though, this will not be the outcome.