New Member Promotion >>> Save $15 and get a SHRM tote!
Giving applicants with criminal backgrounds a fair chance at employment can be good for business.
Plus all the HR resources you need to be more efficient and effective this fall!
Apply for the SHRM Certification Exam and begin advancing your career.
Need a refresh of your benefits? New to SHRM? Check out our member benefits webcast November 8 at 4:00 pm ET
For Immediate Release
(Alexandria, Va., January 28, 2005)-- Workers believe the number one factor that negatively impacts employee productivity is poor management, according to the 2005 Workplace Productivity Survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM.)
"When employees tell us that managers are hampering their productivity, HR professionals need to respond by providing manager training, evaluating organizational structure, and focusing on ways to address poor management practices," said Susan R. Meisinger, SPHR, president and CEO of SHRM.
The SHRM survey polled a sample of 478 human resource (HR) professionals and 613 employees to collect information about workplace productivity. The survey examined several components of the workplace that impact productivity to determine their effect on worker productivity.
The survey asked employees, "Which of the following factors negatively impact your productivity at work? (Check all that apply.)" Responses were as follows:
The survey also asked employees and HR professionals what impact "presenteeism," when employees are present but not engaged in their work, has on productivity. The survey found that HR professional believe much more strongly than employees that presenteeism has negative impacts on productivity and employee morale.
Sixty-eight percent of HR professionals believe that presenteeism decreases productivity, yet 63 percent of employees say it has no effect.
You have successfully saved this page as a bookmark.
Please confirm that you want to proceed with deleting bookmark.
You have successfully removed bookmark.
Please log in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Your session has expired. Please log in again before saving bookmarks.
Please purchase a SHRM membership before saving bookmarks.
An error has occurred
Recommended for you
Choose from dozens of free webcasts on the most timely HR topics.
SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies