What key factors shape performance in this new climate of slowing growth and increased uncertainty?
Among the findings shown here, you will see that: ‘Performance paranoia’ is not a term that could be used to describe most leaders in our research. However, ‘project proliferation’ is.
Q: Is there a proliferation of priorities, projects & initiatives?
Most leaders (85%) in our panel believe there are too many projects & initiatives competing for time, attention & resources.
Q: Are projects & initiatives being consolidated?
Two thirds of leaders (66%) say they have had projects or initiatives scrapped or stalled.
Here we explore the key trends with respect to engagement & performance paranoia over the past 6-8 months:
Q: How concerned are organization’s about engagement?
Most leaders (62%) are NOT concerned about engagement. However, 4 out of 10 are concerned, with half those very concerned.
Q: What is the level of productivity & efficiency?
Leaders put the average level of productivity & efficiency within their organizations at 67%.
- 40% put productivity & efficiency at 75%+
- 14% put it below 50%
Q: How popular are productivity drives?
Productivity drives are almost universal. All but one in 20 leaders say their organizations have launched a productivity drive.
Q: Have leaders arrived at a personal inflection point?
Many leaders are at a moment of re-evaluation in both their professional and personal lives.
9 out of 10 leaders have seen colleagues or peers reach a ‘personal inflection point”.
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