To foster a statewide culture where employees are engaged, empowered, and recognized for their contributions, the Office of Continuous Improvement (OCI) surveys all state employees on a regular basis. Surveys have been conducted in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2020.
Engagement Favorability percent is one of the key measures of employee engagement and has improved from 69 percent in 2012 to 79 percent in 2020. Improvement in employee engagement leads to better organizational performance, higher citizen satisfaction, and more trust in government.
- Every agency in the executive branch of state government exceeded the public sector engagement score of 61 percent. The public sector score measures state, local, and federal government engagement scores across the United States.
- 58 percent of employees (compared to 40 percent in 2012) can be described as "Champions." A "Champion" is an employee who has a high level of engagement, is likely to keep working for the state, and is loyal to the organization
- Since 2012, the percentage of engaged employees has increased in each agency
- 73 percent of employees (compared to 53 percent in 2012) would recommend the state of Michigan to friends and family as a great place to work.