Filling Online Survey Form Or Questionnaire Poll On Laptop

Fighting Survey Fatigue: How to Get the DEI Information You Need

Articles Dec 27, 2022

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.


Kurt Merriweather

Kurt Merriweather (he/him) is a Certified Diversity Executive, vice president of Innovation for The Diversity Movement, and thought leader in building teams that integrate DEI and technology.