To give data more impact and ensure it gets acted on, Sinickas suggests using simple “dashboard visualizations” such as bar graphs, a speedometer dial or mathematical symbols.
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.
When most communicators think of measurement, they picture a survey. No question that surveys are great, but in this frenetic, needed-it-last-week business environment, no one has time to develop and launch a traditional survey, let alone wait for the results to roll in.
The wonders of technology have opened up easy-to-use on-line survey creation and Data Analysis. Yet if you take the numbers the surveys provide at face value, you may be under-representing your audience’s true responses.
How you measure the effectiveness of supervisor communication depends on your objectives and how the results will be used.
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.