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Technology, Science, Research (Male) 2021

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.

  • ~2.5m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~2.5m questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 11,100 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

  • Biotechnology

    39%

  • Pharmaceuticals

    17%

  • Medical Devices

    15%

  • Research

    12%

  • Aviation & Aerospace

    9%

  • Defense & Space

    5%

  • Chemicals

    4%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    51%

  • Europe

    19%

  • Asia

    13%

  • Oceania

    8%

  • Central America

    4%

  • South America

    4%

  • MEA

    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.

75% of Technology, Science, Research (Male) employees are engaged

This is in the top 31% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 24 and is in the bottom 45% 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

71%

4% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

89%

2% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

60%

1% above global average

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

72%

1% above global average

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

83%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for Technology, Science, Research Male had 93% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+2% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Technology, Science, Research Male were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 19% of people disagreeing (+3% 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 Technology, Science, Research (Male) organizations.

1

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

74% 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 Technology, Science, Research (Male) organizations.

1

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

74% favorable

Leadership
2

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

63% favorable

Company Performance
3

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

73% favorable

Leadership
4

At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

70% favorable

Collaboration & Communication
5

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

68% favorable

Service & Quality Focus

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 16% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-2% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 9% 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

I have what I need (i.e. space set-up, internet connection) to work effectively from home

84% favorable

Enablement
2

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

63% favorable

Company Performance
3

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

68% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
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

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

71.0% (+0)

CEO Approval

91.0% (+7)

How does Technology, Science, Research (Male) compare?

Organizations in Technology, Science, Research Male tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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