The Scientist Readers' Survey Methodology

Best Places to Work in Industry 2008

Survey Form: A web-based survey was posted on The Scientist web site from January 15 to March 7, 2008. Results were collected and collated automatically.
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Invitations: E-mail invitations were sent to readers of The Scientist and registrants on The Scientist web site who identified themselves as working in commercial or industrial companies.

Responses: 1929 useable and qualified responses were received. Responses were rejected if the respondent did not identify him or herself as working in a commercial company, if the respondent's company was not identified or identifiable, or if the response was a duplicate, based on e-mail address and other criteria.

Analysis: Respondents were asked to assess their working environment according to 45 criteria in 8 different areas by posing positive statements with which the respondent was asked to...

Identification of Institutions


Factor Analysis


Company Ranking



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