Ethics Industry Specific Benchmark Surveys 2008
Lock Media is providing the technology and software tools for the Ethics Resource Centers 2008 online survey programs. The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) is offering Industry Benchmark Surveys and Industry Specific Initiatives. The services and tools will provide participating companies with the opportunity to better understand the impact of ethics and compliance programs, while creating effective industry benchmarks.
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The surveys will sample employees from industry specific companies. It takes approximately 15 minutes of employees' time to complete. The survey data will provide comparisons to peers and national averages on the following measures:
- Awareness of the resources of the ethics and compliance program
- The impact of the ethical culture of the organization
- Generally expected results of an effective program
Since 2006 ERC has been working with Lock Media to help advance the survey capabilities through new technology and integrated software tools. These tools will provide participating companies with the following:
Multiple sampling methods.
Participating companies can take either a census survey or a sample survey. The flexibility in survey administration, based on the advanced software and survey analytics tools provided Lock Media, allows companies to choose the most cost effective approach. Companies can participate in either a sample or census survey.
Updated organizational ethics question sets.
ERC is continuously updating there organizational survey instruments based upon key findings from there ongoing research.
Tailored survey instruments.
Each company should use the "core" questions that relate to there specific industry in their surveys, but ERC offers the flexibility for participants to tailor the survey instrument to meet their organization's specific needs and culture.
Advanced analysis by ERC.
Company reports will include descriptive statistics for each question, along with comparisons to the Industry Averages and ERC's national data. Additionally, the reports will highlight the impact of the formal programs and the ethical culture of the organization on the expected results of an ethics program. Finally, the report will include recommendations for next steps based upon ERC's analysis.
Access to data through ERC's new Benchmarking Portal.
Lock Media has built for ERC an online Benchmarking Portal that allows organizations access to their survey data and the ability to conduct their own analysis. The organization's report will be on the Benchmarking Portal, and participating industry specific companies will be able to share ideas and data with one another through the system. Access to the Benchmarking Portal can be given to an organization's employees (at the discretion of the organization).
How To Participate in ERC's Industry Benchmark Survey Programs
ERC can provide details of the survey process, question sets and draft contracts for your review. They are also happy to demonstrate the new benchmarking portal and in depth analytic capabilities. If you interested in participating, please do not hesitate to contact ERC if you have any questions, or if you are ready to initiate the survey process.
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