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White Or European 2021

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

  • ~15m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~600

    Organizations

These insights represent ~15m questions answered from ~600 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 12,100 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

  • Computer Software

    16%

  • Internet

    14%

  • Information Technology and Services

    8%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    4%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    4%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    3%

  • Biotechnology

    3%

  • Retail

    2%

  • Health, Wellness and Fitness

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    94%

  • Europe

    5%

  • Oceania

    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.

75% of White Or European employees are engaged

This is the highest 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 am proud to work for [Company]

90%

3% above global average

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

86%

2% above global average

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

73%

2% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

60%

1% above global average

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

68%

1% above global average

The highest scoring question for White Or European had 92% of people agreeing that they understand how their work contributes to [company]'s mission (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in White Or European 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 18% of people disagreeing (+1% 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 White Or European organizations.

1

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% 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 White Or European organizations.

1

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
2

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

74% favorable

Leadership
3

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

62% favorable

Company Performance
4

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

79% favorable

Leadership
5

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

69% favorable

Service & Quality Focus

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 17% 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

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

67% favorable

Learning & Development
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
3

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

78% favorable

Company Performance

How does White Or European compare?

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

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