IT Management Slideshow: Corporate Leadership Gap Looms Large

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 06-07-2011

Top employer concerns (percent respondents):

Talent retention (31%)Business strategy execution (18%)Employee engagement (16%)

Top employer concerns (percent respondents):

56%

56% of respondents say organizational leaders play a vital role in meeting business goals.

56%

12%

Only 12% of these respondents say their leaders are extremely effective at meeting business goals.

12%

56%

56% of respondents say that their company leaders are essential when it comes to meeting profitability targets.

56%

14%

Just 14% of respondents say their leaders are extremely effective at meeting profitability targets.

14%

44%

44% of respondents say their leaders are critically needed to retain talent.

44%

7%

Only 7% of respondents say their leaders are extremely effective at retaining talent.

7%

45%

45% of respondents don't feel their employees are focused on their jobs.

45%

40%

40% of respondents do not believe that their workers are driven to do whatever it takes to do their jobs.

40%

61%

61% of respondents anticipate an increased focus on talent development this year.

61%

40%

40% of respondents expect an increase in hiring this year.

40%