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East Asia 2021

The East Asia benchmark represents people who work in East Asia, including if their organizations have headquarters located in other locations. It covers all industries and functions.

  • ~1.6m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~200

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.6m questions answered from ~200 organizations with in-region presence, ranging in size from 10 to 3,700 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

    14%

  • Information Technology and Services

    9%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    4%

  • Consumer Electronics

    3%

  • Computer Networking

    3%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Telecommunications

    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.

76% of East Asia employees are engaged

This is in the top 35% compared with other regions.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 23 and is in the bottom 41% compared with other regions.

Understanding the engagement questions

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

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

64%

5% above global average

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

76%

5% above global average

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

71%

4% above global average

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

83%

1% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

85%

2% below global average

The highest scoring question for East Asia had 89% of people agreeing that we are genuinely supported if they choose to make use of flexible working arrangements (+4% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in East Asia were generally least favourable about Company Performance, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 11% of people disagreeing (+0% above 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 East Asia organizations.

1

I feel like I belong at [Company]

82% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Belonging

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 East Asia organizations.

1

I feel like I belong at [Company]

82% favorable

Belonging
2

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

78% favorable

Learning & Development
3

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

78% favorable

Leadership
4

Generally, the right people are rewarded and recognized at [Company]

70% favorable

Feedback & Recognition
5

I have access to the things I need to do my job well

80% favorable

Enablement

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 12% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-6% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 6% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-4% 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

I feel like I belong at [Company]

82% favorable

Belonging
2

I have access to the things I need to do my job well

80% favorable

Enablement
3

I can be my authentic self at work

81% favorable

Belonging
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

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Culture and Values

3.7 stars (-0.2)

Work Life Balance

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.6 stars (+0)

Career Opportunities

3.5 stars (+0)

Recommend to Friend

69.0% (-2)

CEO Approval

86.0% (+2)

How does East Asia compare?

Organizations in East Asia tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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