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HERE ARE THE TWO SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRES.
1.DETERMINE THE COMMON REQUIREMENTS.
2.AN INDEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF THE RESPONDENTS.
REGARDS
LEO LINGHAM


PART 1
QUESTIONNAIRE ONE

I WOULD SUGGEST,
-conduct a survey.
-use the questionnaire listed below.
-select a sample of
*senior managers [5]
*first line managers/ supervisors [ 10 ]
*staff [ 50 ]

BASED ON THE FINDINGS, DEVELOP A SIMPLE REPORT
COVERING
*work environment
*work management
*work itself.
*results / rewards of the work [ motivations]
*lifestyles/ personal values.

DEVELOP A RECOMMENDATION, WHICH COULD INCLUDE

An Organizational Support System Program Support:
This component involves the various unique
programs offered by an organization to their employees. These
programs include, but are not limited to:
1. Family-Friendly Initiatives
2. Child Care
3. Elder Care
4. Adoption
5. Family Leave
6. New Mothers
7. Family Education Expenses
8. Employee Assistance Programs
9. Personal Problems
10. Financial, Mental, Health, and Chemical Dependency
11. Work-friendly Programs
12. Flexibility in Work Hours
13. Telecommuting or working at home
14. Zero Tolerance Harassment (including race, color, sex, etc.)
15. Disability and Religious Accommodation
16. Anti-harassment Training, Prevention, and Procedures
17. Pay Equity Evaluations and Adjustments
18. Employee Satisfaction Survey
19. Disability Strategy
20. Retirement Planning Program
21. Reduced schedules
22. Family leave for childbirth or adoption
23. Job sharing
24. Leave for school/childcare functions
25. Childcare near or at worksite
26. On-site summer camp
27. Workshops or seminars for quality, balance, and work-life issues
28. Diversity training
29. Manager/supervisor work-life appraisals
30. Career counseling programs
31. Wellness programs for employees and their families
32. individual retirement plan

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Work/Life Preference Checklist
QUESTIONNAIRE

Work/Life Preference

Place a check next to each item on the following checklist that you feel is important to your
satisfaction at work. Circle the five items in each category that are most important to you.

1. Work Environment

Growing/Successful
Ethical
Family‑oriented
Good Benefits
Pays Well/Fairly
Physically Clean/Safe
Open/Participative
Rewards Risk/Innovation
Access to Recreation
Adequate Parking
Advancement Opportunity
Entrepreneurial
Strong Leadership
Clear Mission
Team Spirit/Morale
Training Available

2. Work Management

‑ Caring Management
‑ Gives Recognition
‑ Physically Attractive
‑ Quiet
‑ Efficient
‑ Large Organization
Equal Opportunity
‑ Time Flexibility
‑ Faster Pace
‑ Slower Pace
‑ Private Office
‑ Stability
‑ Gives Feedback
‑ Child Care
‑ Shows Respect
‑ Professional
Dress Code
Resources Available
Other/Comments

3.The Work Itself

Utilizes Abilities
High Visibility
High Structure
Loose Structure
Emphasis on Doing
Emphasis on Managing
Emphasis on Thinking
Emphasis on Quality
Emphasis on Quantity
Involves Travel
No Travel
Meaningful Outcome
Work with People
Work with Data/Ideas
Work with Physical Things
Regular Hours
irregular Hours
Other/Comments
Safety/Security
International
‑ More Management Contact
‑ More Contact with Peers
‑ Theoretical
‑ Line Job
‑ Competency Valued
‑ Precision Required
‑ Expertise Valued
‑ Task Variety
‑ Work Alone
Work in Groups
‑ Headquarters Job
‑ Field/Plant Job
‑ Generalist Role
‑ Specialist Role
‑ Reliability Valued
Staff Job

4.Results and Rewards of the Work (Motivations)

To advance or be promoted
To gain control or authority
To realize a vision
To achieve measurable results
To make specific
improvements
To master a craft or process
To gain recognition
To gain and impart expertise
To pioneer or discover

‑ To earn financial payoffs
‑ To create a product or process
To build an enterprise
‑ To have an impact
‑ To be a change agent
‑ To compete and win
‑ To achieve distinction
‑ To exploit hidden
opportunities
‑ To achieve elite status
‑ To respond to a challenge
‑ To meet high expectations
‑ Other/Comments
To overcome adversity
To contribute to society

5.Lifestyle and Personal Values

‑ Live an Honest Life
‑ Have Leisure Time
‑ Live a Spiritual Life
‑ Be Financially Secure
‑ Take Care of Family
‑ Enjoy Vacations/Travel
‑ Community Involvement
‑ Have Respect of Others
‑ Have Balance and Harmony
Other/Comments
‑ Retire Comfortably
‑ Live in Beautiful Setting
‑ Have Many Friends
‑ Be a Good Parent
‑ Live a Healthy life
‑ live Where I Want
‑ Loving Relationship
‑ Own Material Goods
‑ Help Less Fortunate

Now list the 25 items you circled, from most to least important:

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PART 2 FOLLOWS
HERE IS PART 2

QUESTIONNAIRE 2
General ''Quality of Worklife'' SURVEY

1
How would you describe your work arrangement in your main job?
1 I work as an independent contractor, independent consultant, or freelance worker
2 I am on-call, and work only when called to work
3 I am paid by a temporary agency
4 I work for a contractor who provides workers and services to others under contract
5 I am a regular, permanent employee (standard work arrangement)

2.
How long have you worked in your present job for your current employer?
1 LESS THAN 6 MONTHS
2 6-12 MONTHS
3 ENTER YEARS

3
In your main job, are you salaried, paid by the hour, or what?
1 Salaried
2 Paid by the hour
3 Other (SPECIFY)

4
Which of the following best describes your usual work schedule?
1 Day shift
2 Afternoon shift
3 Night shift
4 Split shift
5 Irregular shift/on-call
6 Rotating shifts

5
How many days per month do you work extra hours beyond your usual schedule? ___

6
When you work extra hours on your main job, is it mandatory (required
by your employer)?
1 YES
2 NO

7
How often are you allowed to change your starting and quitting times on a daily basis?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

8
How often do you work at home as part of your job?
1 Never
2 A few times a year
3 About once a month
4 About once a week
5 More than once a week
6 Worker works mainly at home

9 (This question applies only to people who indicate that they work at home as part of their job.)
Is it usually because you want to, you have to in order to keep up with your job, or for some other reason?
1 Worker wants to work at home
2 Worker has to work at home to keep up with job
3 Other combinations and other reasons

10
How hard is it to take time off during your work to take care of personal or family matters?
1 Not at all hard
2 Not too hard
3 Somewhat hard
4 Very hard

11
How often do the demands of your job interfere with your family life?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

12
How often do the demands of your family interfere with your work on the job?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

13
After an average work day, about how many hours do you have to relax or pursue activities that you enjoy? __

14
Do you have any jobs besides your main job or do any other work for pay?
1 YES
2 NO

15
Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not
describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree,
disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements.
My job requires that I keep learning new things
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

16
My job requires that I work very fast
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

17
I get to do a number of different things on my job
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

18
I have a lot of say about what happens on my job
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

19
My main satisfaction in life comes from my work
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

20
I have too much work to do everything well
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

21
On my job, I know exactly what is expected of me
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

22
My job lets me use my skills and abilities
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

23
At the place where I work, I am treated with respect
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

24
I trust the management at the place where I work
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

25
The safety of workers is a high priority with management where I work
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

26
There are no significant compromises or shortcuts taken when worker safety is at stake
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

27
Where I work, employees and management work together to ensure the safest possible working conditions
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

28
The safety and health conditions where I work are good
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

29
I am proud to be working for my employer
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

30
Conditions on my job allow me to be about as productive as I could be
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

31
The place where I work is run in a smooth and effective manner
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

32
Workers need strong trade unions to protect their interests
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree

33
In your job, do you normally work as part of a team, or do you work mostly on your own?
1 Yes, I work as part of a team
2 No, I work mostly on my own

34
In your job, how often do you take part with others in making decisions that affect you?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

35
How often do you participate with others in helping set the way things are done on your job?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

36
How often are there not enough people or staff to get all the work done?
1 Often
2 Sometimes
3 Rarely
4 Never

37
Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do.
The chances for promotion are good
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

38
I have an opportunity to develop my own special abilities
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

39
I receive enough help and equipment to get the job done
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

40
I have enough information to get the job done
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

PART 3 FOLLOWS


PART 3

41
I am given a lot of freedom to decide how to do my own work
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

42
My fringe benefits are good
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

43
My supervisor is concerned about the welfare of those under him or her
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

44
I am free from the conflicting demands that other people make of me
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

45
Promotions are handled fairly
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

46
The people I work with take a personal interest in me
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

47
The job security is good
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

48
My supervisor is helpful to me in getting the job done
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

49
I have enough time to get the job done
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

50
The people I work with can be relied on when I need help
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

51
I have the training opportunities I need to perform my job safely and competently
1 Very true
2 Somewhat true
3 Not too true
4 Not at all true

52
In general, how would you describe relations in your work place between management and employees?
1 Very good
2 Quite good
3 Neither good nor bad
4 Quite bad
5 Very bad

53
Does your job require you to do repeated lifting, pushing, pulling or bending?
1 YES
2 NO

54
Does your job regularly require you to perform repetitive or forceful hand
movements or involve awkward postures?
1 YES
2 NO

55
When you do your job well, are you likely to be praised by your supervisor or employer?
1 Yes
2 Maybe
3 No

56
When you do your job well, are you likely to get a bonus or pay increase?
1 Yes
2 Maybe
3 No

57
How fair is what you earn on your job in comparison to others doing the same type of work you do?
1 Much less than you deserve
2 Somewhat less than you deserve
3 About as much as you deserve
4 Somewhat more than you deserve
5 Much more than you deserve

58
Do you feel that the income from your job alone is enough to meet your
family's usual monthly expenses and bills?
1 YES
2 NO

59
Were you laid off your main job at any time in the last year?
1 YES
2 NO

60
How easy would it be for you to find a job with another employer with
approximately the same income and fringe benefits as you have now?
1 Very easy to find similar job
2 Somewhat easy to find similar job
3 Not easy at all to find similar job

61
Taking everything into consideration, how likely is it you will make
a genuine effort to find a new job with another employer within the next year
1 Very likely
2 Somewhat likely
3 Not at all likely

62
Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your age?
1 YES
2 NO

63
Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your race or ethnic origin?
1 YES
2 NO

64
Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your gender?
1 YES
2 NO

65
In the last 12 months, were you sexually harassed by anyone while you were on the job?
1 YES
2 NO

66
In the last 12 months, were you threatened or harassed in any other way by anyone while you were on the job?
1 YES
2 NO

67
Would you say that in general your health is Excellent, Very good, Good, Fair, or Poor?
1 Excellent
2 Very good
3 Good
4 Fair
5 Poor

68
Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness
and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical
health not good? __

69
Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression,
and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was
your mental health not good. __

70
During the past 30 days, for about how many days did your poor physical
or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? __

71
How often do you find your work stressful?
1 Always
2 Often
3 Sometimes
4 Hardly ever
5 Never

72
How often during the past month have you felt used up at the end of the day?
1 Very often
2 Often
3 Sometimes
4 Rarely
5 Never

73
In the past 12 months, have you had back pain every day for a week or more?
1 YES
2 NO

74
In the past 12 months, have you had pain in the hands, wrists, arms,
or shoulders every day for a week or more?
1 YES
2 NO

75
In the past 12 months, how many times have you been injured on the job? __

76
All in all, how satisfied would you say you are with your job?
1 Very satisfied
2 Somewhat satisfied
3 Not too satisfied
4 Not at all satisfied


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Hi Leo,
I am so happy to see your post ! As always , your inputs are invaluable . Thankyou once again . I look forward to speak to you . I have certain information to share with you. Please do allow me to connect.
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