Many organisations use 360-degree feedback tools for the purpose of better employee and manager performances. However, recent insights into the way our brain works, demonstrate that these feedback tools are partially based on incorrect assumptions. Therefore, these feedback tools do not bring about the intended growth and improvement, and may even be counterproductive. Feedback impedes people from being creative, working together and taking balanced decisions.
Is it, therefore, not a better idea to zoom in on the qualities that people do have?
Want to know which qualities you possess so you can maximize your own potential? The individual feedforward analysis™ helps you to get an insight into, and to structure your qualities, ambitions, wishes, and goals. The feedforward analysis™ is based on the most important leadership and management qualities which form the foundation of High Performance Individuals, Teams and Organisations. The individual feedforward analysis™ seeks out your qualities, and looks for ways to develop these qualities.
“An enormous source of information; such a rich tool.
The results enable me to go deeper, because it’s presented in an open and positive way and not in a coercive way like ‘thou shalt…’”
LUCETTE TEURLINGS – Policy Officer Management HR Utrecht University
There are plenty of 360-degree feedback tools that collect information about various competencies of managers and employees. But how do you know for sure that those competencies are crucial leadership and management qualities that can facilitate High Performance Teams and Organisations? And how can you determine whether the feedback tool, which you apply to collect information, including the accompanying report, actually brings about improvements? You don’t.
This was the kick-off for a comprehensive research on feedback tools. Together with her team, Muriel Schrikkema MSc developed the brain friendly 360-degree feedforward analysis™ tool. The scientific team of Dr. André de Waal MBA validated the list of leadership and management qualities.Read more
How does it work?
- Contact us via the contact form. Together we will discuss your goal and the purpose of the feedforward analysis™ (for individual or team coaching, workshop, etc.).
- You will receive an Excel sheet containing the details of the participant(s) (name, email address, position, start date, end date, etc.).
- Each participant receives an invitation by email (in English or Dutch) to select his or her personal qualities. Afterwards, the participant receives an email containing explanation and an example text which he or she can forward to the respondents, who shall be the feedforward ‘givers’ (colleagues from different levels within the organisation as well as external relations).
- Up until the closing date, the participant receives a weekly overview on the number of respondents. It is also possible to add additional respondents until that date.
- When there are five or more respondents, the participant receives his or her personal report as a PDF file (English/Dutch).
- Depending on the follow-up (coaching, workshop, leadership programme, etc.), the participant receives a homework assignment and/or the personal results with reference to the group results.
The feedforward report provides an overview of the participants’ most important leadership and management qualities. Those particular qualities form the basis for High Performance Individuals, Teams, and Organisations. With this feedback tool, you can compare your personal analysis to how others experience your qualities. Is it a match? Or are there big differences? And how do you want to be seen by others?
The emphasis is placed on positive characteristics; the ones you and your team already have and the ones you wish to develop further.
The report compiled based on the feedforward analysis is very comprehensive. In addition to insights into their own qualities, the participant also receives a detailed analysis on:
- The 3 feedforward pillars: Being authentic, People-oriented managing, Entrepreneurship
- Management and Leadership qualities
- Hard and soft qualities
- Individual and relational qualities
12 advantages of the individual feedforward analysis™
User-friendly and safe software
Quickly and efficiently applicable, no limit to the number of respondents, invitations and updates are automatically sent out and can be adjusted. Reports or individual tables and graphs are available as PDF files. Data is saved into secured servers.
A stimulating report
Not just figures, but a clear, action-oriented, and user-friendly report regarding the most important leadership and management qualities.Read more
The report gives an overview of the validated management and leadership qualities in which a participant excels. The participant also gets an insight into the distribution of management and leadership qualities; the ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ qualities, and the individual and relational qualities.
Participant and respondent friendly
The completion of the online feedforward analysis™ only takes 10 minutes. The respondents do not rank qualities by assigning grades, but select positive qualities. This assures reliable results and makes it safe and fun to complete.
Scalable up to 360° feedforward
The feedforward analysis™ can cover up to 360 degrees: colleagues from various levels and external relations such as clients, partners, and private persons
Brain friendly; actually instigates learning
The feedforward analysis™ shows with which qualities you contribute to the success of your organisation and gives you an insight into how to strengthen your less prominent qualities by means of your best qualities.Read more
Individual, Team and/or Organisation
The feedforward analysis™ can be flexibly arranged: departments can be combined, individual and group reports can be drawn up, and new colleagues can be added.
The feedforward analysis™ and the report are currently available in English and in Dutch, but will soon also be available in other languages.
Suitable for all employees
The scientifically validated qualities reflect the qualities of excellent managers and leaders. The feedforward analysis ™ is, however, often also offered to non-executives.
Clear and fair fees
Clear and transparent fees with discounts in case of do-it-yourself and for partner relations. Invoicing at the end of a quarter, solely including feedforward analysis™. Group reports (possibility to select teams or the entire organisation) will not be charged.
The feedforward report provides a clear insight and also instigates action. The report helps the participant to zoom in on the qualities that are important to his or her position/task/role.