About the ADP Research Institute

We’ve compiled our key findings from the Global Engagement Study, allowing you to see each country’s engagement levels, how they’ve changed over time, the percentage who work on a team, and how being on a team affects engagement.

The Global Study of Engagement: Technical Report

Our Technical Report provides a detailed description of our methods and findings for the Global Engagement Study.

The Global Study of Engagement: Executive Summary

The Executive Summary describes the top 10 findings of our Global Engagement Study.

HBR’s The Big Idea: The Power of Hidden Teams

Harvard Business Review’s The Big Idea by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall.

Engagement Pulse: Team Leader Effectiveness Through the Eyes of Employees

This paper describes the item development process for the Engagement Pulse survey.

The Global Engagement Index: Cross-Country Engagement Baselines

This paper summarizes the research undertaken to build the GEI and the results.

Case Study: Stanford Healthcare

This deck illustrates a study done on check-in frequency and conversation frequency at Stanford Healthcare.


Meet the People + Performance Team

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham

Head of ADP Research Institute – People + Performance

Mary Hayes

Mary Hayes, Ph.D.

Research Director

Frances Chumney

Frances Chumney, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher for Psychometric Methods

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