Managers' mixed outlook as uncertainty takes hold. Future forecast 2017: infographic

Managers' mixed outlook as uncertainty takes hold. Future forecast 2017: infographic
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Other
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Chartered Management Institute
Publisher
Chartered Management Institute
Date of publication
20 December 2016
Subject(s)
Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
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Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This infographic looks at managers' expectations and plans for 2017. It summarises results of a survey of 1,118 UK-based managers carried out by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in late 2016. Key findings include:

  • 65 per cent of managers think economic conditions will deteriorate in the next 12-18 months, but 37% are more optimistic about the next 3-5 years.
  • 57 per cent of managers are positive about the prospects for their own organisation.
  • Managers’ top priorities include improving productivity. They intend to tackle it by: investing in the right technology, improving management and leadership skills, and reducing bureaucracy.

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