Our website uses cookies. By using the site you are consenting to this. Find out why we use cookies.

Call us on
01628 488990

linkedin Facebook Twitter rss feed

Boosting Motivation and Authentic Charisma Experiential Day in Edinburgh - Feb 21st

State of Leadership & Change Survey Results

To download a full copy of the research, please click here

Research Summary

It could be argued that organisational leaders are now facing one of the most challenging periods in change leadership for over 30 years, but our research has found that while 90% of senior management expect organisational changes ahead of Brexit, 42% are not worried and 26% ‘not at all worried.’

The top four expected changes are to source additional markets outside the EU (24%), to restructure and cut costs (21%), to reorganise (16%) and to relocate (16%).

75% say leaders are getting better at managing change, with 60% of respondents saying their businesses had met their objectives for change in the past few years.  This is all the more surprising when traditionally it’s commonly accepted that 70% of change initiatives fail to deliver results. It is also proof that change is now being measured efficiently, 64% saying that productivity improved and 34% saying that profitability had increased as a result of the change.

The key factors that drive successful change include an organisation and leader’s ability to be agile and responsive within a changing market (62%) and recruiting people with the right skills (47%).

Organisations and leaders must also be aware of the factors that could hinder the success of the change initiative which include a lack of understanding and communication across the organisation on why these changes are being implemented (40%), too much emphasis on process and not enough on people (28%) and poor motivation and staff morale (14%). 

Download a full copy of the research by clicking here



Add your comments | subscribe | View all the articles


Contact Us

Call us today on 01628 488990

or, if you have a question, use our contact form below:

security code

Please copy the above code to the box below!