we are the Survey Specialists
85 River Street, Waltham, MA 02453
Our approach will provide you with a cost-effective method for anonymously gathering the information you need to improve employee
engagement and productivity. It will help you to quickly identify issues in need of improvement and require a minimum of your time and
the time of your staff to implement.
DataStar is offering the DSEE, a standard employee satisfaction/engagement survey, using time-tested questions and normative data
developed by Discovery Surveys. Specific program features of the base package include the following services and deliverables:
Standard online survey of 50 engagement/satisfaction items, 4 standard demographic questions (tenure, department,
manager/non-manager/senior team, full-time/part-time), and 1 open-ended question. View a demo version of the survey here.
All programming, hosting and online data collection will be handled by DataStar.
Benchmarking Data Report (PDF delivery) including tabulation of survey questions by each demographic item, with
comparison of results to a normative database compiled from more than 90 employee surveys conducted among more than
60,000 employees. View a sample report here.
Survey will be customized by DataStar to include your organization's name and logo.
Level 1 Options:
While the base survey package will provide you with a highly cost-effective solution to understanding your employees’ level of
engagement, the DSEE survey program can be adapted to meet a wide variety of needs.
Additional survey items or demographic questions
Translation and administration of the survey in additional languages
Creation of unique survey links to individual employees, which will allow tieback of results to organizational HRIS or other
employee database (procedures will be in place to maintain employees’ confidentiality)
Management of survey communication to employees
Additional Data Reports by departments, locations, etc.
Conduct the survey via paper among all or a subset of employees.
Level 2 Options:
The added value of personal involvement and assistance from Dr. Katcher can help ensure that you reap the greatest benefit from the
Consultation with Dr. Katcher on creating new survey items or customization of survey items to meet your organization’s
specific informational needs.
Communication assistance by Dr. Katcher (including draft memos and copy for your in-house newsletter or Intranet) to help
you properly position the survey to employees and maximize the response rate.
Preparation of a detailed narrative Executive Summary Report that will summarize the survey results and provide
recommendations by Dr. Katcher.
Oral presentation of the survey results and recommendations by Dr. Katcher to your senior management team. This session
also includes planning of the next steps for communicating the results to employees and acting on the results.
Preparation of special Employee Results Report to employees by Dr. Katcher.
Action Planning Training by Dr. Katcher to teach your managers how to interpret their results, conduct survey feedback and
action planning meetings with their employees, and involve employees in developing specific action plans to address areas in
need of improvement.
View a demo version of the survey here
View a sample report here
DataStar, Inc. is New England's leading provider of survey management and data processing services to researchers worldwide. Our
team possesses a broad range of proven research expertise and specialized skills. Our mission in the market is simple—quality and
timeliness at the lowest possible cost. We are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of professional integrity, quality,
Employee surveys in various market segments represent over 50% of DataStar’s overall project work. We have conducted employee
and leadership development surveys ranging from small, single entity companies to large, global organizations with up to 2 million
About Discovery Surveys
Discovery Surveys, Inc. was founded by Bruce Katcher, Ph.D., an Industrial/Organizational psychologist with more than 25 years
experience conducting employee surveys. Dr. Katcher is the author of the award winning book, 30 Reasons Employees Hate Their
Managers: What Your People May Be Thinking and What You Can Do About It. His views on improving the workplace and the findings
of the employee surveys he has conducted in more than 90 organizations have been quoted in major media including The Wall Street
Journal, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on improving employee engagement and
Discovery Survey’s more than 100 clients include Alcoa, Delta Dental Plan, Dunkin’ Donuts, Fidelity Investments, Johnson & Johnson,
the Massachusetts Medical Society, The Mayo Clinic, Olympus NDT, Revlon, Science Magazine, Sodexo, Sprouts Farmers Market,
Textron Systems, Velcro, Timberland, Tufts University, and W.R. Grace. More information about Discovery Surveys.
For More Information:
If you have any questions about the DSEE Survey or to discuss additional details about the program, please complete and submit the
form below. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Glenn Davis at 781-647-7900 x103 or Ellie Smerlas at 781-647-7900
Please send me more information, including full DSEE Survey pricing, options and examples.
Thank you for your interest in The DataStar Employee Engagement (DSEE) Survey!
We are pleased to announce a partnership between DataStar and Discovery Surveys to provide a turnkey solution to meet the employee
survey needs of a wide variety of companies, large and small. The DataStar Employee Engagement (DSEE) Survey is designed to
allow organizations to quickly and easily drive performance, discover barriers, and optimize employee engagement.