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Overall response rate


5,269



total responses


62%



response rate



See the faculty and staff rates










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


blue rectangle 59%


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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


blue rectangle 41%


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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



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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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