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Overall response rate

5,269

total responses

62%

response rate


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Most Improved Areas vs. 2015

2015

 

2017

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51%

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UK has established a climate where people can challenge our traditional ways of doing things

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59%

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74%


UK leadership recognizes and respects the value of human differences

blue rectangle 81%

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81%

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35%

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From what I hear, our pay is as good as or better than the pay in similar institutions

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41%

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65%

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We have an institutional culture that promotes collaboration

blue rectangle 71%

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71%

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62%

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Overall, the physical working conditions at my location are satisfactory (e.g. ventilation, temperature, space to work)

blue rectangle 67%

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67%

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Improvement in targeted areas from 2015 survey

2015

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2017

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35%

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41%

From what I hear, our pay is as good as or better than the pay in similar institutions

40%

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45%

I think action will be taken based on the problems identified in the survey

42%

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45%

I think the university is doing a good job of retaining its most talented faculty and staff

41%

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43%

In my opinion, the most competent people get promoted

44%

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44%

In my opinion, decisions at UK are made in a timely manner


Faculty response rate

1,176

total responses

56%

response rate

 

Staff response rate

4,093

total responses

64%

response rate


Download this spreadsheet to see response rates for all colleges and divisions.

Please note: Units with fewer than 10 employees will not appear on the spreadsheet because our threshold for an area to receive a report is 10 employees.

2017 UK @ Work scores (percent who answered favorably)

Survey results by category

Category

Total favorable scores

2015 UK scores

Universities norm*

Sustainable engagement

82%

81%

80%

University culture

68%

64%

n/a

Leadership

60%

58%

60%

Communication

62%

63%

63%

Diversity and inclusion

72%

68%

71%

Operating effectively

57%

58%

55%

Empowerment

68%

67%

66%

Supervision

78%

77%

75%

Working relationships

70%

68%

75%

Performance evaluation

75%

73%

68%

Career development

60%

59%

58%

Stress, balance and workload

65%

64%

63%

Pay and benefits

63%

59%

54%


*Other universities surveyed by Willis Towers Watson

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