180 Degree Feedback Surveys

The 180 degree feedback survey is designed for individual’s looking to gain detailed feedback on a particular area of their work most commonly from a line manager and direct reports.


Fully outsourced to be managed by GFB, or with access to our online platform the surveys can be managed in-house.


44 statements, 2 free text items
Approximately 10 minutes - untimed
Up to 21 nominees can be added to provide feedback


Obtain behavioural feedback from line manager and direct reports

The 180 elicits information based on the 11 managerial competencies of the Schroder Framework and, using a five-point scale, the respondent is asked to rate the focus across 44 statements and provide verbatim comments in response to two free text items.

180 degree feedback surveys are a simple and effective way to identify an individual’s strengths and highlight areas where development would have the largest impact on improving performance. By comparing feedback from a range of sources our surveys also allow individuals to identify where their behaviours may be viewed differently by different groups of people and identify hidden strengths which they can utilise to make them more effective in the workplace.

GFB’s 180 degree feedback survey is ideal for a one off or annual development initiative or used as part of a wider development programme. The survey has been designed to be simple to manage and complete. All of our surveys are delivered online and can be managed in house via our survey administration platform or we can deliver the project for you.

The delegate experience is simple and hassle free, with the individual requiring feedback receiving a link to their nomination form where they can enter the names and email addresses of those they would like feedback from; once submitted our system will automatically email those individuals requesting they provide feedback, and will take the 360 focus directly through to their self survey for completion. Surveys take no longer than 20 minutes to complete and can be saved and returned to at any point.


Our 180 degree feedback report has been designed by our experienced consultants to provide clear and concise results. An individual report comes as standard with the survey, but a group option is also available for a broader look into a teams strengths and development needs.

The report walks the individual through their data from top level information through to question detail, encouraging the individual to consider how they can make use of their strengths and recognise where their behaviour and actions may be having a negative impact.

Report Coaching and Development From GFB

At GFB we have a team of executive coaches that can help with how the report is interpreted through coaching and feedback sessions, so that individuals can take away valuable feedback in a way that helps them to build on their strengths and also identifies how to develop targeted skills for their further development. A coached feedback session will provide your people with:

  • A fully structured feedback session with a clear focus on an individual’s the key strengths and development themes.
  • Objective delivery of the feedback with the free text comments aligned to the measured feedback.

Report Interpretation and Feedback Training

Not all managers or HR professionals are experienced in delivering effective feedback for 180 degree feedback surveys. Ensuring your team have the right skills to have meaningful development conversations with your employees will ensure that your 360 degree feedback project doesn’t fall at the last hurdle!

GFB offer a one day training event designed to equip your team with an understanding of the 360 process; of how to interpret reports; and how to prepare for feedback conversations. The course will give your managers and HR professionals the skills to:

  • Understand the rationale for 360 degree feedback
  • Understand the 360 degree feedback process and responsibilities
  • Understand how to read the 360 degree feedback reports
  • Understand how to facilitate 360 degree feedback based on behaviours
  • Understand how to manage behavioural development
  • Improve understanding through practice

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