We know that many organizations want to conduct valid and ethical employee survey research. Some, however, may not be able to afford Voice of the Employee despite the reasonable cost. For you, we have a do it yourself guide, to help you avoid The Bell Curve analysis. <Employee Engagement Do IT Yourself Guide>
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So much depends on your employee engagement survey getting it right. But what if it doesn’t? What if virtually everything in your employee survey from the engagement index, the factors driving engagement to the benchmark comparisons are all junk science–statistical snake-oil robbing you of engagement and productivity?
Download, The Statistical Confidence Game of Employee Engagement Surveys, from the Converge Ideas and Insights to see how statistical gobbledygook is used to cover for inept data analysis. Essential reading for those in HR interested using employee surveys to help build better, happier and more productive workplaces.
Voice of the Employee (VoE) is a comprehensive system of gathering and analyzing employee feedback information. Comprehensive because it uses all sources of employee interaction data (such as performance reviews), internal communications sites, call centre data, 360 feedback and of course, survey research.
Most important, unlike traditional survey or polling research identifying statistically significant results, VoE is an analytic research methodology identifying the few critical factors that really matter to your people, driving both behavior and results. This is real world or material significance – those things making a difference to our people and our business in the real world.
identifying what is really important ( material significance) rather than what is statistically significant,
driving rational, productive action in the enterprise,
increased transparency and confidence in results,
improved HR and managerial credibility, and
all the benefits of just getting it right.
A special section of the Backgrounder entitled Employee Research Snake Oil: A statistical explanation for non-statisticians and why HR should care details how statistical science is manipulated and misrepresented in traditional employee research, corrupting the information and producing management action that does more harm than good. If you are interested in knowing precisely how the con of traditional employee survey research works and plays out in organizations, this will interest you.