Best Places to Work Industry 2009 Questions

table { font-size: 11px; } Best Places to Work Industry 2009 Questions Factors Categories My company fully funds my research. Research Environment My company's research mission is logical and practical, and I understand my role in it. Research Environment My supervisor helps me understand the reasons behind company research plans. Research Environment Open collaboration with other company scientists h

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Jun 1, 2009

Best Places to Work Industry 2009 Questions

Factors Categories
My company fully funds my research. Research Environment
My company's research mission is logical and practical, and I understand my role in it. Research Environment
My supervisor helps me understand the reasons behind company research plans. Research Environment
Open collaboration with other company scientists helps ensure that I meet the company's goals. Research Environment
Good communication between research and other departments ensures that research ideas are implemented effectively. Research Environment
My company provides the equipment and services I need to work effectively. Research Environment
The top management of my company is scientifically knowledgeable and values research. Management
The top management of my company sets clear goals. Management
My company fosters a spirit of teamwork. Management
My company is concerned about maintaining good employee morale. Management
My manager includes me in decision making that directly influences my job. Management
When problems do...
Factors Categories
My company fully funds my research. Research Environment
My company's research mission is logical and practical, and I understand my role in it. Research Environment
My supervisor helps me understand the reasons behind company research plans. Research Environment
Open collaboration with other company scientists helps ensure that I meet the company's goals. Research Environment
Good communication between research and other departments ensures that research ideas are implemented effectively. Research Environment
My company provides the equipment and services I need to work effectively. Research Environment
The top management of my company is scientifically knowledgeable and values research. Management
The top management of my company sets clear goals. Management
My company fosters a spirit of teamwork. Management
My company is concerned about maintaining good employee morale. Management
My manager includes me in decision making that directly influences my job. Management
When problems do arise, my manager consults me and gives me an opportunity to explain my actions. Management
My company sets and adheres to high ethical standards. Integrity
My company portrays our scientific findings to investors and the public in an accurate manner. Integrity
Personnel policies are clear and even-handed. Integrity
My company has realistic business goals and strategies. Integrity
My company fosters open communication. Communications
My company keeps the staff informed about its economic status. Communications
My company communicates clearly about factors that may directly affect my job, e.g. mergers, downsizing. Communications
I can speak openly and easily with other people on the staff. Communications
There are sufficient opportunities for communications between scientists and administrators. Job Satisfaction
My work gives me personal satisfaction. Job Satisfaction
I feel that my contributions to the team are appreciated and that the team works well together. Job Satisfaction
The atmosphere of my company is welcoming to everyone, and people's differences are respected. Job Satisfaction
My colleagues do their job with integrity and professionalism. Job Satisfaction
I admire the quality of research done by my colleagues. Job Satisfaction
The company is located in a community where it is pleasant to work. Job Satisfaction
My company supports my professional development by providing tuition reimbursement, funding for travel to meetings/conferences, and formal training. Training and Development
My company provides training and seminars to help with my career advancement. Training and Development
My company recognizes the importance of skilled management and provides appropriate training for managers. Training and Development
Improvements in my performance and capabilities are recognized. Training and Development
There are opportunities for professional advancement within my company. Training and Development
My pay is consistent with or above industry standards. Remuneration and Benefits
My pay adequately covers my expenses and provides for reasonable leisure activities, considering the cost of living in my community. Remuneration and Benefits
My company provides adequate retirement benefits. Remuneration and Benefits
The company provides adequate health care benefits for me and my family at an affordable rate. Remuneration and Benefits
My company offers affordable child care options and benefits. Remuneration and Benefits
My company provides onsite fitness and wellness facilities. Remuneration and Benefits
The company provides good vacation and personal time allowances. Remuneration and Benefits
The company has a flex time policy so that I can choose my own daily schedule. Remuneration and Benefits
My company is an equal opportunity employer, which is demonstrated in hiring and promotion. Policies and Practices
Men and women of equivalent experience, responsibility, and education are paid the same. Policies and Practices
My company treats employees fairly regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Policies and Practices
My company has a transparent and fair system for providing pay and benefits. Policies and Practices
The evaluation procedures at my company are transparent, consistent, and fairly administered. Policies and Practices

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