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Black Or African 2021

This benchmark includes responses of Black or African employees (as self-identified or included in their employee data)

  • ~1.7m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~350

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.7m questions answered from ~350 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 2,400 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software

    15%

  • Internet

    15%

  • Information Technology and Services

    7%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    5%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    5%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    4%

  • Real Estate

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    98%

  • Europe

    2%

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.

73% of Black Or African employees are engaged

This is the lowest scoring group 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

68%

1% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

87%

Same as global average

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

71%

Same as global average

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

83%

1% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

57%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for Black Or African had 91% 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 Work & Life Blend.


People in Black Or African were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 10% of people disagreeing (-2% below average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Black Or African organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

73% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Black Or African organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

73% favorable

Leadership
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
3

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

69% favorable

Innovation
4

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

67% favorable

Company Performance
5

[Company] is in a position to really succeed over the next three years

83% favorable

Company Performance

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, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% 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

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

69% favorable

Innovation
2

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

75% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
3

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

73% favorable

Leadership

How does Black Or African compare?

Black Or African individuals tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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