Hundreds of Job Satisfaction and Employee Morale Questions in New Employee Survey Guidebook

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Employee survey "how-to" found in new books and e-books from organizational survey experts at Performance Programs.

Two new books provide everything an organization needs to create, administer, and interpret an employee survey. The “Employee Survey Question Guidebook” and its companion volume, “Employee Surveys: Practical and Proven Methods, Samples, Examples” have been revised and updated in a second edition by Performance Programs, Inc. For the first time, both volumes are available as e-books as well as in print.

“These books are unique in the human resources field, as far as we know,” says author Paul M. Connolly, Ph.D., president of Performance Programs, Inc. “We know of no other resource where employers can obtain such a robust set of 700 field-tested questionnaire items, along with complete instructions for their selection and use.”

The Guidebook is based on Connolly’s 20-plus years of experience in organizational assessment. “All of the questionnaire items have been field-tested in real organizations,” he says. “Typically, organizations use employee surveys to determine employee job satisfaction, engagement, commitment, morale, and motivation. The Guidebook supports all of those goals.” He adds that norms are available for 85 items, including industry norms for employee surveys in 11 industries.

The “Employee Survey Question Guidebook” is organized to capture key aspects of organizational effectiveness, such as organization culture and climate, organization structure, co-workers, team functioning, commitment, performance management, ethical conduct, workplace diversity, fairness, innovation and creativity, and many more. In all, there are 82 categories of questions. The Guidebook also features an easy-to-use index to symptoms of organizational dysfunction and references appropriate diagnostic areas. The print version retails for $125.00 plus shipping; the e-book retails for $110.

“Employee Surveys: Practical and Proven Methods, Samples, Examples” is a how-to resource that aims to increase the survey project manager’s know-how and confidence. From initial concept to final reports, the book includes myriad real-world situations that employers may not expect or know how to handle. Topics include planning, forming a survey project team, identifying respondents, designing reports, norms, questionnaire creation, data gathering and processing, awareness campaigns, administration, feedback, and action plans. At each step, the human side of survey work is addressed. The print book retails for $24 plus shipping; the e-book retails for $20.

Paul Connolly wrote the first editions in 2003 together with co-author Kathleen Groll Connolly. Read Reviews of the first editions.

Prices and availability: Call 1-800-565-4223 or visit the links: Employee Surveys: Practical and Proven Methods, Samples, Examples and

Employee Survey Question Guidebook

About the Authors:

Paul M. Connolly, Ph.D., has provided organizational measurement services since 1981, including employee surveys, 360 feedback, personality assessment, expatriate assessment, customer surveys, and work-life balance assessments. Connolly is the founder of Performance Programs, an organizational measurement firm in Old Saybrook, CT. He has worked with organizations of all types, sizes, and locations, using multiple survey delivery

and reporting methods. He has a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Fordham University. This is his seventh book in the human resources field.

Kathleen Groll Connolly has authored many articles for print and the Web, and has co-authored four books on human resources topics. She has held various marketing, management and research positions in both small and large businesses. She has a B.A. in writing from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from New York University.

About Performance Programs, Inc.

Performance Programs, Inc. is an organizational assessment firm in Old Saybrook, CT. The firm specializes in employee surveys for morale, satisfaction, engagement, and commitment, 360 feedback surveys, job personality testing, expatriate assessment, and work-life balance evaluations. Founded in 1987, Performance Programs has served thousands of organizations of all types, sizes, and locations worldwide. They can be reached at 1-800-565-4223.

Also available from the authors: “Employee Opinion Questionnaires: 20 Ready-to-Use Surveys that Work”; Pfeiffer/Wiley, 2005.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.

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