Surveys Done Right – Part 1 – Point-of-Service Surveys

10 years later, and saving the content before it disappears.

four part series on Surveys (back when I was deep into this) with interesting ideas that still apply.

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Surveys Done Right – Part 1 – Point-of-Service Surveys

I am going to break some very old rules of mine to write this post.  Ever since I introduced the three-layer model for surveys while at Gartner (point-of-service, customer-satisfaction, planning) I have been getting requests for “sample questions”.  I have maintained, and continue to do, that I cannot provide sample questions since all questions need to be created according to the situation, respondent base, strategy and vision for your feedback initiative, as well as the standards and rules you set for your surveys.  Of course, they also have to be personalized to respondent and situation, and be written to match delivery and collection channel.  This is as basic as it gets when writing surveys.  My concern / problem is that when someone gets “sample questions” they become “THE questions” without further tinkering, and that is just wrong.

So, the counterpoint to…

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