Top Enterprise Productivity Killers

Top Enterprise Productivity Killers

Time ChallengedTime Challenged

Enterprise workers surveyed said that just 45% of their work hours are devoted to primary job duties.

Endless AgendaEndless Agenda

59% of them cited wasteful meetings as a top drain on productivity.

Inbox OverloadInbox Overload

43% said excessive email is a leading cause of counter-productivity.

Insufficient SOPInsufficient SOP

36% of the professionals surveyed cited a lack of standard processes for workflow as a problem.

Mismanaged EffortsMismanaged Efforts

35% said poor work prioritization methods are a top productivity drain.

Solo ActSolo Act

32% cited a lack of collaboration with their team as a problem.

Lost SignalLost Signal

55% of the respondents said communicating the value of their work to company leadership is difficult.

Conflicting PrioritiesConflicting Priorities

29% said conflicting priorities are a leading source of conflict with other departments, and 22% said communications issues are.

Dysfunction DiagnosisDysfunction Diagnosis

63% said there are “too many cooks in the kitchen” at work, and 64% indicated that there is often confusion over who is doing what.

Open DialogueOpen Dialogue

84% said internal communications with their team is effective, and 78% said the same about communications with other teams.


83% of the respondents believe that at least one person at work “has their back,” and 70% feel empowered at work.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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