Nowadays, all organisational operations proceed at overproportionate speed due to increasing digitisation and technological advancements. This also applies strongly to all human resources-concerned and people management-related activities, i.e. application procedures, employee development, staff compensation, leadership quality and so on.
The Likert scale or Likert-type scale, named after its inventor, the American social scientist Rensis Likert, is a usually ordinal type of psychometric rating scale which is used to capture attitudes within an agreement-disagreement-range.
For a long period of time elections have been held to enable decision-making processes among groups of people. The first types of elections date back to ancient Greece and Rome in which direct votes were carried out in order to select new political leaders. This was achieved by writing down votes on pieces of broken pot. All the pieces were then collected and evaluated to form a decision.