Bosses main reason employees leave
Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2012
Across the globe employees appear to be united in their reasoning for quitting their job - their boss.
A new survey which questioned 1,200 workers from various countries, including the UK, found two out of five people had left their job due to difficulties with their managers.
Lack of a connection and bad management skills were citied as the main reasons workers did not get along with their managers, according to management consultants DDI who conducted the study.
Employees said they would be 60% more productive if they had a better boss and many admitted their confidence had been knocked by a bad boss.
Simon Mitchell of DDI said: "These findings should be of enormous concern to any business. They show that leaders are failing in their obligation to employees and, therefore, their organisation.
"The consequences of managers and bosses with poor leadership skills are enormous, and the impact good leaders have in terms of employee motivation and productivity are significant."
Copyright Press Association 2012