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‘Chief Elusive Officer’ | Bosses have no contact with their employees

Bosses have no contact with their employees

Bosses should keep communication lines open with their employees. This brings tangible benefits to a business such as motivated employees who are aligned with the organisation’s vision and this will positively impact the bottom line. Despite the importance of open communication between those at the top and their direct reports, new research has highlighted a stark disconnect between employees and top bosses. According to research from Unit4, more than a third (36%) of UK employees say that they have never had any contact from or with their CEO. Interestingly, less than half (42%) of employees had met with their CEO in a 1-2-1 type situation. Elsewhere, the study found that five per cent of workers were so far removed from their CEO, that they couldn’t even tell you their name...

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