The difficulty with quick polls that appear on your intranet home page or your external web site is how to interpret your results. The main thing to realize is that these surveys are not based on a representative sample of your total audience.
A downward trend in survey response rates is often blamed on the fact that people simply become tired of taking surveys. Angela Sinickas shares three common causes of survey fatigue and how to overcome them.
Tips for taking notes and presenting results to management
All too often companies conduct a survey and do nothing with the results. This problem can be avoided by making sure that management is committed to acting on the findings before you even conduct the research.
All too often companies conduct a survey and do nothing with the results. This problem can be minimized through developing a highly actionable survey in the first place.
Combining the percentages is useful in visually showing at a quick glance the good and the bad. It also makes it easier to show comparisons for your organization versus database norms. But there is a benefit to still having the data captured in the five buckets in the first place.