Larry Cipolla
How 360 feedback and leadership assessments correlate

Businesses have leveraged quantitative performance reviews, but some experts think it is time to use a more qualitative approach.

May 6, 2014
Larry Cipolla
Why businesses should abandon traditional performance reviews

The 360-degree performance review may provide more insight about an individual worker than the traditional analysis. 

April 4, 2014
Larry Cipolla
Why working 'smart' is better than just working 'hard'

Employees must understand how to keep themselves on-task, without becoming overwhelmed, and it is important for their office environment to be conducive to such needs.

September 10, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Help your employees grow as your company changes

It is not necessarily as simple as “train them or replace them.” Managers can implement 360 feedback and non-360 assessments to better understand employees and how they can contribute to the company.

August 23, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Continuous feedback: Using the informal version

Performance appraisals are key to businesses encouraging individual growth that can then benefit the entire company.

July 31, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Continuous feedback: Using the formal version

CCi Surveys International can help businesses across numerous industries create unique performance appraisals that encourage employees to become greater contributors. 

July 30, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Avoiding boredom in the office

When managers fail to pay attention to their employees’ behavior, boredom can turn into resentment, which could eventually make an individual quit his or her position.

July 3, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Encourage your employees during the 360 rating process

How can managers ensure that rater participation is not only high, but that the responses given are detailed and helpful?

May 9, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Case study: Could 360 feedback help retail chains?

McDonald’s is becoming famous for a less-than-flattering trait – bad employees. How can a company make the necessary changes to keep customers happy while not compromising its overall goals?

April 19, 2013
Larry Cipolla
Find balance between playing favorites and meeting employee needs

Even elementary school-age children understand the meaning of a “teacher’s pet.” But how are managers supposed to reward good behavior without playing favorites?

April 9, 2013