Tag Archives: productivity

Survey highlights workplace stress at c-suite level

Survey highlights workplace stress at c-suite level

A new survey has highlighted some worrying trends of workplace stress at c-suite level. Contributors to c-suite stress include pressing deadlines, heavy workloads, poor management, time consuming meetings and traffic-heavy commutes. The research from Beeja Meditation shows that 22% of those at c-suite experience stress in the workplace everyday, with …

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Staff self-improvement key to ensuring competitive workplaces succeed

Staff self-improvement key to ensuring competitive workplaces succeed

Encouraging staff self-improvement is the only way for competitive workplaces to succeed. That is the view of BI Norwegian Business School, who undertook research that revealed those companies that emphasise personal accomplishments and development of employees, as well as competition between them, see more creative ideas being fulfilled. A study …

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Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Meaningful work increases productivity and motivation of employees. In the whitepaper from Guidant Global, The human connection: Why meaning is so important to work’, employees who find their work to be ‘very meaningful’ spend an extra hour each week working, which is the equivalent to a 2.5% rise in productivity. It also …

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Flexible working has increased dramatically over past 20 years

Flexible working has increased dramatically over past 20 years

People working flexible hours has increased greatly over the last 20 years. Figures and analysis show that those working flexible hours has increased five-fold, illustrating the growing change in working patterns as CEOs take into account the needs of their staff more; the upshot should be improved productivity too. The …

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Process Bliss research reveals need for greater HR and leadership

Process Bliss research reveals need for greater HR and leadership

New research from Process Bliss has underlined the need for good HR practices in SMEs. This is because the research from the process management firm revealed that almost half of SME employees have quit a job because they felt management professionals did not treat them properly. Approximately 40% have also …

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