Only one in five (21%) employees in the UK reported being set specific goals by their managers, according to new research published by Sodexo Engage.
As part of a study into managerial effectiveness in Britain, 3,000 UK employees were asked about their experience of setting goals with their manager. The survey found that 38% had never been set specific goals or targets, and a further 41% said their manager had set them “loose” targets.
These findings put a big question mark over the effectiveness of many of today’s managers and their focus on staff development. Over