companywide results from the Employee Survey were released in August.
Here's a look at some preliminary numbers.
Percentage of surveys returned, out of the 136,062 surveys distributed
worldwide. External survey experts said Boeing employees' participation
rate is among the best for large corporations.
Percentage of positive respondents to the question "I'm proud of
the products and services that Boeing provides." This question received
the highest percentage of positive responses.
Percentage-point increase, compared to last year, in positive responses
to the question "My work group has a climate in which diverse perspectives
are valued." This question, which scored 71 percent positive in 2005,
showed the biggest percentage-point gain in positive responses from the
Percentage of positive respondents to the question: "My work group
uses the Employee Survey feedback for improvements." To address this
issue, the company is providing online training and new analytical tools
to improve how managers and their teams implement action plans based on
Number of hours that Data Recognition Corporation staff spent grouping
employees' comments on the open-ended question. Note: Boeing uses an external
survey vendor to protect employees' anonymity.
Survey results for operating groups are being released over several weeks.
For more information on the Employee Survey, visit the Employee Survey
site on the Boeing Web at http://employeesurvey.web.boeing.com
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