Are Your Employees Clueless About Company Business Goals?

Are Your Employees Clueless About Company Business Goals?

When employees aren’t clear about the strategic business goals of the organization they work for — or when they don’t even know what those goals are — a company’s path to business success can be seriously hampered. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey, too many employees are, in fact, downright clueless about their firm’s objectives. The new survey was developed by Robert Half Management Resources (an international provider of senior-level finance, accounting and business systems professionals on a project and interim basis) and involved interviews and data collection conducted by an independent research firm. More than 2,100 chief financial officers (CFOs), representing a stratified random sample of companies in more than 20 of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., were asked this pivotal question: “In your opinion, how aware are your employees of the company’s strategic business goals?” Survey Results Over 1/3 of these executives (34%) stated their workers …

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