This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by Future Forum (Slack Technologies)
Future Forum (Slack Technologies) examined how leadership transparency affects employee retention.
A survey of 10,569 workers and managers in the U.S., Australia, France, Germany, Japan, and the U.K. was conducted from July 28 — Aug. 10, 2021.
Key findings include:
- 66% of executives believed they were “very transparent” regarding their “post-pandemic” policies, compared to 42% of employees who agreed.
- 66% of leaders said they were designing “post-pandemic workforce policies with little to no direct input from employees.”
- 44% of executives wanted to return to fully in-person work, compared to 17% of non-executive respondents.
- Flexibility in the workplace is more inclusive: Asian (87%), Black (81%) and Hispanic (78%) respondents were more likely to want flexibility in where they worked compared to white respondents (75%).
- Executive satisfaction is now 62% higher than non-executive employees.
- Executives score 114% higher on “feeling good about stress and anxiety” than non-executive employees.
Learn more about the connection between employee satisfaction and executive transparency