Who is at fault here - should employees take more responsibility to be more disciplined or can employers do more to better engage their employees and encourage them to be more responsible with their time? Is it simply a combination of both
A poll of 6,250 employees in 14 countries by consumer and employee insight firm Qualtrics found that respondents in the UK believe 36 per cent of their working day is unproductive. Many other employees polled in Europe as well as American, Australian and Canadian workers rate themselves as more productive than UK workers. Exceptions were Greek workers, who think 38 per cent of their working day is unproductive, followed by Spanish workers at 42 per cent, and Italians – 52 per cent of whom think most of their working day is unproductive.