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Scottish Government Employee Survey 2008 Results Report

DescriptionThis report presents the results of the Scottish Government 2008 Employee Survey. The aims of the survey are to provide a comprehensive picture of employees' perceptions of the SG, measure the level of employee engagement with the organisation and identify priorities for improvement.
ISBN978 0 7559 7471
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2009
Website Publication DateMarch 24, 2009


ORC International
ISBN 978 0 7559 7471 9 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (372k)


1 Executive Summary
1.1 Overview
1.2 Response rate
1.3 Employee Engagement
1.4 General findings
1.5 Progress on corporate priorities since 2007

2 Introduction
2.1 Survey background
2.2 The questionnaire
2.3 Distribution and return process

3 Understanding this report

4 Employee engagement
4.1 Employee engagement
4.2 Key drivers of engagement
4.3 Cluster analysis

5 Summary of comparisons
5.1 Trend comparisons
5.2 External benchmark comparisons

6 Results in detail
6.1 Me and my job
6.2 Development and performance
6.3 Team and line management
6.4 Corporate services
6.5 Senior management
6.6 New approach to Government and policy-making
6.7 Work culture
6.8 Engagement with the Scottish Government


Appendix 1: response rates

Appendix 2: profile of respondents

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only