September 20, 2019


Thank you again for sharing your perspectives through our Quarterly Pulse Survey. Over 23,000 of our colleagues participated from across the state and all 16 executive departments.

This time our final overall statewide participation rate was 55%. The Department of Agriculture led all departments with 85% participation this cycle.

The chart below provides the participation rates for our major agencies:

QPS Chart
Chart: Comparison of Quarterly Pulse Survey participation rates, June 2019 and September 2019, by agency.
We have started analyzing the data. We will communicate the insights back to you by the end of October.
Thank you for continuing to take a few minutes every quarter to share your perspectives on how we can work together better.

The Show Me Challenge

We are working hard to make big changes across the state. But we also know that many of the best ideas are going to come from you, team members who know your work better than anyone.

We want to hear your ideas and help you make them a reality.

You have until October 11th, 2019 to submit ideas for how to improve State of Missouri government to The Show Me Challenge.

If you want to learn more about The Show Me Challenge, please visit the website:

We will also be hosting a conference call to answer any of your questions:

Date/time: Wednesday, September 25th, 2:00PM-3:00PM

If you are interested in joining this call, please RSVP here: Link

Thank you again for all you do every day to help us serve our fellow citizens.

Best regards,
Drew Erdmann
Chief Operating Officer
State of Missouri