Alan Weiss

If you must create a survey, first determine what information you desire to capture, not what questions to ask. ” Bear in mind that surveys generate self-self selecting responses, and usually the happiest and unhappiest are those who respond.

Why Surveys are Damaging Business Improvement


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Why Surveys are Damaging Business Improvement


The post Why Surveys are Damaging Business Improvement appeared first on SchellingPoint Website. Blog Management Consulting

Survey: The Future of the Best Place to Work

Brimstone Consulting

Brimstone has partnered with Entrom y, an organizational assessment platform, to conduct a survey to learn about new expectations for organizations and the work environment. We would value your insights and invite you to take the survey. Expectations have changed.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Entrepreneurial Mindset Study 2020: The Mindset of Successful Consultants

Consulting Success

Consulting Articles Building A Consultant Growth Mindset For Greater Success Physical And Mental Wellbeing study Success Mindstate surveysDo you work on your entrepreneurial mindset? Are you taking care of your mental game just as much as your physical health & well-being?

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Organizational cyber maturity: A survey of industries


Ours is proving to be the century of cyber insecurity, yet few organizations have made sufficient progress in protecting information assets. Risk Insights Cybersecurity/Risk Risk management organization

Survey: Consumer sentiment on sustainability in fashion


Engagement in sustainability has deepened during the COVID-19 crisis, with European consumers wanting fashion players to act responsibly and consider the social and environmental impacts of their businesses. Retail Insights

Best Place to Work Surveys – Fact or Fiction?

The Thirsty Dog

If you've worked in corporate America in the last 5-10 years you have undoubtedly taken a 'Best Place to Work' survey for your company. But do they reflect the reality within the companies they survey or an altered state of perception? The post Best Place to Work Surveys – Fact or Fiction? Management Consulting New Content best place to work best place to work survey branding Consulting corporate culture employee survey Jason Price recruiting Seattle surveys

How companies capture the value of sustainability: Survey findings


A new survey identifies practices that distinguish value-creating companies from others. What makes the difference between a sustainability program that produces business value and one that doesn’t? Insights on Sustainability Sustainability

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Surveying the Business Landscape

Tom Spencer

Surveying the Business Landscape. Before taking decisive action, it may be a good idea to assess the lay of the land. Source: Flickr ). According to Sun Tzu, the quality of decision “is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.”. And much like a circling falcon overhead, a company needs to take a 10,000 foot view of the business landscape before it can take swift and decisive action.

Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results


A new survey confirms COVID-19’s historic effects on the economy and on businesses. While executives report new risks to growth, their overall outlook for the future continues to improve. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Surveyed nurses consider leaving direct patient care at elevated rates


Nurses and other healthcare professionals shed light on why they are considering leaving, as well as what might make them stay. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Health Care Health care providers

Marketing for Consultants Study (2019)

Consulting Success

Consulting Articles Consulting Industry Marketing Case Study Marketing for Consultants Marketing for Consultants SurveyHow do you get new consulting clients? Do you have a system in place for winning consulting projects? If you’re a consultant, you’re in the business of marketing. To get consulting clients, you need to generate conversations with the right prospects. Marketing is how you generate these conversations. Without marketing, you don’t have a consulting business.

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results


As the coronavirus outbreak unfolded at the beginning of March, the survey elicited sobering early appraisals, with expectations of significant business risks and stifled growth prospects for the months ahead.

Health & Wellness For Consultants Study (2019)

Consulting Success

This year, for the first time ever, we sent out a brand new survey to our list. Consulting Articles business mental state Consulting Life Dealing With Stress in Business surveysIt’s easy to get wrapped in your firm’s marketing or pricing strategies. These are important subjects for any consultant. But, there is one thing that comes before ANYTHING in your consulting business. And that’s your health and wellness.

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Survey: Indonesian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Indonesian consumers are still optimistic about a speedy recovery from COVID-19’s economic effects. Marketing & Sales Insights

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Survey: US consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


American consumers are still optimistic about the economy, but they’re already reporting changes in their income, spending, and behavior. Marketing & Sales Insights

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Survey: Asian consumer sentiment during the COVID-19 crisis


Consumers remain resilient even as they expect an impending hit to their personal finances. Asia-Pacific

COVID-19 Crisis: McKinsey consumer survey insights


This survey aims to provide early insights into consumers’ perspectives. Solving the humanitarian challenge of COVID-19 is the top priority. We launched a rapid research effort to gather consumer insight on COVID-19 and how consumers are responding to it. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Teacher survey: Learning loss is global—and significant


While the education response to the COVID-19 pandemic has varied widely, teachers agree on the high cost of remote learning, especially for vulnerable students. Public & Social Sector Insights Education Talent Youth Employment

Best Practices Survey

Women in Consulting

Our 15 th Annual WIC Best Practices Survey is open March 14-April 17. It’s hard to believe but this is the 15 th year WIC has run our best practices survey. Our survey is open March 14 to April 7, 2017 and takes only 10 – 15 minutes to complete. You can access the survey here: Whether you’ve completed the survey in the past or are new to it, we appreciate you taking the time to make our data as comprehensive as possible. Survey Results.

Survey: In the US, people say their use of masks may endure


Americans are largely optimistic about COVID-19’s progression, according to a new survey, and their responses suggest that the use of face masks will remain commonplace in the months ahead.

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Unemployment 4.9%; Establishment Survey Jobs +161,000; Household Survey Employment -43,000


The household survey actually shows a loss in employment for the month of 43,000. Initial Reaction. Today’s employment report shows an increase of 161,000 jobs. So far this year, job gains for the nation have averaged 181,000 per month, compared to an average monthly increase of 229,000 in 2015. The employment change for September revised up from +156,000 to +191,000, and the change for August revised up from +167,000 to +176,000.

Survey: Australian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Australian consumers are worried about the economy during the COVID-19 crisis and plan to be careful with spending. Marketing & Sales Insights

Marketing Strategies for Consultants Study: 2018

Consulting Success

Consulting Articles Marketing Marketing for Consultants Marketing for Consultants SurveyI’m excited to share the results of our 2018 Marketing Strategies for Consultants Study. Marketing is always a hot topic for consultants. Many struggle with it. Few excel in it. All must do it to attract new clients and grow their business.

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What to Do About Employee Survey Fatigue

LSA Global

Yet Another Survey? But employers have been warned about the phenomenon of employee survey fatigue. They hesitate to deploy yet another survey fearing low participation rates, incomplete questionnaires, and inaccurate results. Choose the Right Survey Not just any survey will do.

The Leadership Survey


Who are the most capable leaders, and what do they do to excel at both strategy and execution? See also "Wanted: Ambidextrous Leaders

Survey: Italian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Italian consumers are adjusting to the realities of the economy, spending less but consuming more digital media. Marketing & Sales Insights

Survey: Japanese consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Japanese consumers not optimistic about economy, despite delayed onset of COVID-19 and response to it. Marketing & Sales Insights

Survey: Korean consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


South Korea’s success with controlling COVID-19 spread does not translate to consumer optimism. Marketing & Sales Insights

Insights on mental health from a 2019 McKinsey Consumer survey


McKinsey conducted a national survey to understand the impact of unmet social needs on consumer health outcomes, utilization, and preferences. Given the link between unmet social needs and lower socioeconomic status, respondents for this survey included adult Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries as well as low-income adults who were uninsured or who had purchased insurance through the individual market.

Survey: Indian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Indian consumers buoyed by stimulus package amid national lockdown: optimism remains high even with expectations of lower income. Marketing & Sales Insights

Economic Conditions Snapshot, September 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results


Executives are more hopeful about the economy—and their own companies’ performance—than they have been since the COVID-19 crisis began. Yet, operational and employment challenges remain. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Survey questions

Seth Godin Blog

Is this a survey or a census? A survey is statistically based, extracting insight from a few and being able to assert its truth across a wider population.   If it's a survey, you probably don't need to reach as many people as you think you do. And if it's a survey, you are almost certainly going to get skewed answers, because surveying the people who answer surveys is truly different from surveying a statistically valid sample of your audience.

Survey: Swedish consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Swedish consumers are feeling the personal and financial impact of COVID-19 and adjusting their spending accordingly. Marketing & Sales Insights

Surveys and focus groups

Seth Godin Blog

Surveys that ask your customers about their preferences, their net promoter intent, their media habits--they're essentially useless compared to watching what people actually do when they have a chance. The It doesn't matter what people say. Watch what they do. The story is told of a focus group for a new $100 electronic gadget. The response in the focus group was fabulous, people all talked about the features of the new device with excitement.

Survey: Brazilian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis


Brazilians are worried about overall public health, and concerns are worsening as the COVID-19 crisis deepens. Marketing & Sales Insights

Insights from McKinsey's Consumer Social Determinants of Health Survey


Survey findings shed light on how social determinants of health affect healthcare utilization rates and consumers interest in social program offerings. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services