VALIDATED EMPLOYEE SURVEY

DIVERSITY - EQUITY - INCLUSION

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1.

Right now Global Industry Analysts, Inc. does not have an established definition of DEI as we know it differs for every organization. We encourage you to share your own unique definition in the context of your organization’s goals and mission.

2.

Does your company’s DEI program cover the following

  • a. Recruitment
    Yes
    No
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  • b. Training and Educating People
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
  • c. Empowering Employees
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
  • d. Rethinking Workforce Policies
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
  • e. Communicating Inclusion Goals and Measuring Progress
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
  • f. Celebrating Individual Differences
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
3.

How willing are top tier C-level executives in your company to embrace DEI and take meaningful action?

Very Willing
Not Willing
Don't Know
4.

Do you offer your employees and teams the freedom to choose when and how they want to get involved?

Yes
No
Don't Know
5.

Does your company have organizational policies that ensure stakeholders are held accountable and responsible for ensuring inclusion?

Yes
No
Don't Know
6.

Does your company offer opportunities for employees from disadvantaged backgrounds?

Yes
No
Don't Know
7.

What strategies are in place in your company to engage with disadvantaged teams?

8.

Do you think inclusive business cultures can boost your company’s reputation and popularity?

Yes
No
Don't Know
9.

DEI. Is it associated with improved financial performance?

Yes
No
Don't Know
10.

Our recent research indicates that most companies have a gap between diversity potential and the ability to unlock that potential. This inclusion gap measures how much or how little diverse perspectives are included in the business decision-making processes. Does your company measure this inclusion gap?

Yes
No
Don't Know
11.

How important is DEI in current times of economic crisis?

Very Important
Not Important
Don't Know
12.

Do you believe inclusion can help companies thrive in tough times?

Yes
No
Don't Know
13.

How would you rank the importance of these managerial qualities in helping an employee experience inclusion?

  • Authentic
  • Humble
  • Collaborative
  • Cognizant of Bias
  • Culturally Intelligent
  • Self-Aware
  • Building Trust
  • Empowering
14.

Has inclusivity issues in your workplace ever impacted your ability to attract new talent?

Yes
No
Don't Know
15.

How likely will you be to recruit talent from minority communities such as blacks, Asians, Latinos and Hispanians, which are hugely underrepresented?

Very Likely
Not Likely
Don't Know
16.

Does your company have mentoring programs to empower women in the workforce?

Yes
No
Don't Know
17.

Does your organization offer DEI training for managers responsible for building successful teams?

Yes
No
Don't Know
18.

What best describes DEI efforts in your company? Is it…

  • A structured DEI initiative
  • An informal or adhoc DEI initiative
  • Have no DEI practice in place
19.

The recent backlash against gender discrimination like the “Black Lives Matter” protests, has it increased the urgency to provide DEI training programs for your employees at all levels?

Yes
No
Don't Know
20.

Which of the following barriers to DEI you believe is most challenging to overcome in your organization?

  • Negative attitudes of managers and executives leading teams
  • Lack of motivation for employee involvement
  • Lack of funding & inconsistent policy enforcement
  • Lack of female leaders
  • Gender stereotyping
  • Sexism
  • Communication barriers leading to less effective teams and reduced synergy in work groups.
21.

Is the management board of your company gender diverse? If yes, then what are your perceived advantages of having the same?

  • Effective risk-management practices. Women really help improve investment efficiency and prevent risky overinvestment decisions.
  • Fewer or reduced risk of fraud and earnings manipulation.
  • Improved protection of stakeholder interests.
  • Any other benefit? Specify
22.

If not already adopted, how likely will your company be to adopt online DEI training courses and programs for managers and HR professionals?

Very Likely
Not Likely
Don’t Know
23.

Studies have shown that successful DEI programs result in improvements in decision making, company financial performance, employee productivity, creativity and innovation. Has your company experienced any or all of these benefits?

Yes
No
Don't Know
24.

As a measure of your company’s commitment, over the next two years what percentage of your workforce in leadership positions will represent workers from under-represented groups.

< 5%
5%
> 5%
25.

Finally, how would you rate the success of your corporate DEI policie?

For a score of less than 6, what are the factors you perceive as responsible for the failure?

And for a score of above 7, what are the best practices you adopted responsible for the success?

26.

Did we miss anything? Please help us to expand this project.

27.

Please rate this program and attributes we cover.