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Technology Science Research (100–200) 2020

The technology, science and research benchmark covers organizations that employ staff in the research, design, manufacture, distribution and sales of technology and science oriented products and services. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 100–200 employees.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Pharmaceuticals

    50%

  • Medical Devices

    28%

  • Biotechnology

    11%

  • Research

    11%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    61%

  • Oceania

    32%

  • Europe

    6%

  • Asia

    1%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

72% of Technology Science Research (100–200) employees are engaged

This is in the top 43% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 15 and is in the bottom 36% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

66%

3% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

88%

2% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

1% above global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

83%

1% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

68%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for Technology Science Research 100–200) had 88% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Management.


People in Technology Science Research 100–200) were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 26% of people disagreeing (+6% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 19% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-1% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 11% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-1% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

53% favorable

Company Performance
2

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

59% favorable

Learning & Development
3

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

66% favorable

Leadership
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Culture and Values

3.5 stars (-0.4)

Work Life Balance

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.0 stars (-0.6)

Career Opportunities

3.2 stars (-0.3)

Recommend to Friend

56.0% (-15)

CEO Approval

98.5% (+14.5)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Technology Science Research (100–200) benchmark on average gave 4% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).



  • Global average


    10%

  • Technology Science Research (100–200)


    4%



  • How does Technology Science Research (100–200) compare?

    People in Technology Science Research 100–200) were much more positive than average regarding Decision Making.


    On the lower side, People in Technology Science Research 100–200) had much lower favorable scores than average in Feedback & Recognition, Voice, and Service & Quality Focus.

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