How does GP Strategies know who I am?

The County has supplied GP Strategies with information related to where you work and your role in the organization (e.g., department, function, location, etc.) to allow GP Strategies to identify which groups you belong to for aggregate reporting purposes only. Your responses are not linked to your name in their systems but rather to a number that their programmers use to collect data and create reports. Unique links are used to ensure that individuals are not taking the survey more than once. 

What will managers/supervisors do with the reports?

Managers/supervisors will be encouraged to review the reports and determine appropriate actions to work towards increasing engagement (suggested actions are available in the GP Strategies Resource Guide)

In addition, managers/supervisors will be encouraged to have Team Meetings centered on discussing the survey’s findings and identifying ways to increase the team’s engagement levels. They will also be provided with tools to help them have Engagement Conversations that explore team members’ engagement drivers.

Will my manager/supervisor be able to tell what my survey responses are?


Managers/supervisors will only be given data in an aggregate (group) format, provided there are six or more responses from the respective group. At no time will anyone be given information to link individuals to survey responses. 

Why are six responses needed in order to generate an Engagement Report for my team?

GP Strategies has established the number six as the cut off for creating reports for the survey data in part due to their engagement model, which has five levels. If GP Strategies were to create reports below this threshold, it could be possible to identify which employees were categorized into which level of engagement and therefore breach anonymity. Furthermore, having a limit of six respondents allows GP Strategies  to report data for managers with smaller workgroups while still protecting the confidentiality of responses. GP Strategies feels that six respondents is the ideal compromise between the ability to provide data all while protecting anonymity.