As a DEI leader at your company, you’ve been routinely surveying your employees about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. However, you’ve noticed a disturbing trend: a significant, steady decline in response rates. Some employees are not even opening the survey invitation email. Some aren’t following the survey instructions correctly. Others are leaving many non-required fields blank. Comment fields are empty or filled with the same few perfunctory words.
The problem is survey fatigue, and it seems to be going around.