August 2012 Issue
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2012 Member Satisfaction Survey Results Provide Valuable Guidance

By Pete Alles, NFPA Director of Services and TechnologyNFPA recently completed its member satisfaction survey for 2012, the third time this biennial survey has been conducted. Major conclusions of the 2012 survey are:Members indicate support for the general strategic direction charted by the NFPA Board of Directors;Overall member satisfaction rates highly, and has improved somewhat from previous surveys; andThere continues to be a high level of agreement among members over which services are most important, but also clear indications that some services are highly valued within smaller subsections of members.These general conclusions are based on a survey of members conducted in May and June of this year by the Dieringer Research Group, which has helped design the survey, conducted the two previous surveys, and ensure confidentiality of results and independent analysis of the data. The survey was sent to Official, Marketing and Technical contacts of manufacturer, distributor and supp...

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