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Organizational Surveys Survey Research Laboratory University of Illinois at Chicago November 2008 Presenter: Tim Johnson
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Types of Organizations For-profit, not-for-profit Public, private Different functions, for example: ± Business ± Government ± Educational ± Service ± Criminal justice Size varies: large, medium, small Multi-site, single site Local, national, international
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Some SRL surveys of organizations For-profit organizations ± Fortune 500/1000 corporations ± Small technology firms along I-88 corridor ± Chicago companies regarding minority hiring Not-for-profit organizations ± Crime laboratories in the United States ± Public schools in Illinois ± Substance abuse treatment facilities in Illinois ± Local municipal governments ± Homeless service providers ± Food pantries ± Health care facilities ± Academic survey research centers
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Major difference between organizational and household survey? Organizational survey respondent can use information systems instead of recall to answer many survey questions.
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Unique Aspects of Org. Surveys Existence of information systems (records) Need to identify the most appropriate respondent(s) May need to accumulate data from multiple respondents to complete a single questionnaire May be a distinction between who has the authority and who has the ability to report the data
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Collecting Data in Org. Surveys Information must be available Cost of collecting the information must not be excessive (especially for the organization)
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