A shelf full of SOAR reports.

Reports

Here is a collection of the reports that SOAR (and its previous iterations OP&A and OIR) have either produced or contributed to. Use the search tools below, to be directed to links where you can read an abstract and download the full report.

Date: Sep 6, 2019
Reporting Category: Organizational Excellence: Organizational Excellence - Performance Reports – Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey

Institution-wide results of the 2019 Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey (SEPS).

Date: Feb 15, 2019
Reporting Category: Museums/Units

SOAR conducted an interview study with 32 visit groups to the Folklife Festival 2018. The majority of interviewed visitors expressed that the Festival was a worthwhile experience. Collectively, the findings suggest that the Festival has an important role to play in promoting diversity and cultural awareness in a globalizing world. 

Culture Through Food and Marketplace:

Date: Aug 31, 2018
Reporting Category: Organizational Excellence: Organizational Excellence - Performance Reports – Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey

Institution-wide results of the 2018 Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey (SEPS)

Date: Feb 22, 2018
Reporting Category: Organizational Excellence: Organizational Excellence - Performance Reports – Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey

Summaries of highlights and tables of the 2017 Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey (SEPS)

Date: May 1, 2017
Reporting Category: Planning SI-Wide Level

In the fall of 2016, at the request of the Office of Visitor Services (OVS), the Office of Policy & Analysis (OP&A) conducted a Smithsonian-wide survey of volunteers to measure their satisfaction and determine ways to improve their experience.
The online survey received a total of 2,557 eligible responses. The vast majority of respondents had one volunteer role (93%). The balance reported that they had multiple roles (7%). The findings reported here are based on the 2,736 volunteer roles reported by 2,557 respondents.

Date: Oct 27, 2016
Reporting Category: Planning SI-Wide Level
Date: Oct 12, 2016
Reporting Category: Organizational Excellence: Organizational Excellence - Performance Reports – Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey

Summaries of the highlights and tables from the 2016 Smithsonian Employee Perspective Survey (SEPS)

Date: Dec 1, 2015
Reporting Category: Planning SI-Wide Level
Date: Oct 1, 2015
Reporting Category: Planning Unit Level

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