Our clients value our professional and personal service.
“An excellent working relationship was quickly and easily formed with the Positive People Team – they applied invaluable survey knowledge and experience to produce a very comprehensive Staff Survey which was delivered on time and within budget.“ - Kirsty Hughes, Procurement Services, Heriot-Watt University.
“Really helped us find out what our staff thing of Ulster as an employer” – Roisin Cowen, Human Resources, University of Ulster
“They really knew how to develop a survey in order to meet the needs of our particular organization” – Rebecca West, European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Our client list includes:
Three staff surveys (2003,2007,2012) as part of an organisational development strategy to create and maintain a ‘Positive Working Environment’ (PWE). Survey data has formed the basis of an award winning campaign of increased employee engagement that has resulted in improving staff opinion data over this ten year period.
More information on PWE at: www.bristol.ac.uk/pwe
Staff survey and data report, Spring 2012.
‘Senior’ Management, staff and governing body presentations.
Engaged to deliver a Staff Engagement survey that complemented an earlier survey on health, safety and stress at work. Whilst ‘standard’ HE question set was used in part there was a need to gain consensus around a new set of questions and themes related to how Nottingham wanted to move forward as part of its strategic plan. Full report and summary staff leaflet produced and distributed to staff June 2012. Presentation of results to SMT May 2012.
Working with HR function to develop a staff engagement survey for due for release late 2012.
‘The May Conversation’
A broad approach to employee consultation that included blogs, web surveys, focus groups, cafe meetings in order to gain a consensus around the themes that Solent SMT should work on as part of their strategic planning process. Final report produced and presented to Vice Chancellor and SMT May 2011.
A large and broad project to understand what staff think about the challenges facing Canterbury Christchurch as it enters a new phase of its development during the summer of 2011. Starting point was not a set of questions but an series of academic and support staff focus groups to debate themes and draw out issues that colleagues thought should be discussed in any survey. Emerging themes shaped the question set that was agreed by a Survey Steering Group. Full report for SMT produced and staff leaflets of summary results and next steps sent to all staff. Presentation of results to Vice Chancellor and SMT, Survey Steering Group and University Governing Body, Autumn 2011. Outcomes now share HR strategy as well as local department / team plans.
Organisation wide staff survey, reporting and presentations to all staff during summer of 2011.
A full staff engagement survey service for De Montfort University, which was launched in the autumn of 2010. This included full analysis and report presentation of the results, as well a range of results presentations (six in total) as well as post survey action planning facilitation.
DMU senior managers engaged Positive People again in January 2013 to repeat the survey in order to start to track longitudinal change in opinion as one method of assessing the impact of changes made by the University. A full report and series of ‘results’ presentations to staff, senior managers and governors followed. DMU is now able to compare staff views over time as well as the PP benchmark.
Facilitation of a series of workshops to establish the needs of a whole staff survey from different perspectives. Agree survey objectives with senior staff followed by design, promotion and launch of survey to workforce (March 2010). Analysis of data, benchmarking (sector and HSE management standards), and full report writing. Presentation of results to Senior Management Team.
Awarded contract to deliver a whole staff survey in the Summer of 2009. Facilitation of staff and project team focus groups to inform survey design, development, consultation and analysis of results leading to publication of whole University report.
We developed the staff survey for the London School of Economics, which was launched in the autumn of 2009. We also carried out a full analysis of the results, as well as action planning facilitation and SMT presentations.
Development, launch and subsequent analysis of a full staff survey within this large Higher Education institution in Belfast IN 2008. Project included working closely with the Director of HR, Deputy Vice Chancellor and other Senior Managers to make sure that feedback could make a real difference to the development of the University PlanCity University London. Facilitation of a working group chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor to develop the question set for a whole staff survey.
Creation of a staff survey spread across five European Countries in three different languages during 2008. All surveys, irrespective of location and language, were pooled into a central database for subsequent analysis and reporting in the form of written reports and formal management presentations to the Board in Germany.
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