Evaluation allows for feedback that can be of great benefit for improving activities and increasing motivation. Nevertheless, some companies worry that evaluation may result in possible judgements and more or less negative consequences. Most RESEO members engage in different evaluation methods, a practice which has become increasingly commonplace over the past years, in order to have clear feedback on their activities.
RESEO thus carried out a research study on the impact these practices have on European opera organisations, in order to highlight possible joint tendencies or differences, and to reveal different models, which may be a source of inspiration to other members. The following results are based on the responses of 47 member organisations that answered an online questionnaire in February 2012.