SEG periodically conducts surveys of its members in order to ascertain how well it is serving them and how it can serve them better. Reports on the results of these surveys are provided below.
SEG Membership Compensation Survey 2011 (366 KB PDF)
In early September 2011, select SEG members received the 2011 Membership Compensation Survey sent by the University of Oklahoma Public Opinion Learning Laboratory (OU POLL) (Norman, Oklahoma). The purpose of the study was to track trends in compensation for society members. This was a follow-up to the baseline study conducted in 2006 and the subsequent survey in 2008.
Participation was voluntary, individual responses were kept confidential, and members were free to refuse to answer any question or withdraw at any time. There were no foreseeable risks or benefits associated with this study and there was no compensation for participation. Overall findings from all participants may have been published or reported in some form, but individual responses were not reported.
Exploring Product Values Among SEG Members (2.13 MB PDF)
This survey, conducted in late 2000, explores the value various groups of members place on the various products and services offered by the Society. Three groups were sampled—a randomly selected group of 2,500 SEG members, the SEG Executive Committee, and a group of 50 "VIP" members.
The survey sought to:
Exploring Communication Preferences Among SEG Members (2.50 MB PDF)
This survey, conducted in the fall of 1999, primarily examines member preferences regarding print versus online delivery of SEG serial publications.
Exploring Member Satisfaction Among SEG Members (900 KB PDF)
This survey, completed in February 1999, measures member attitudes about the service they receive from SEG.