Forget Frequent Check-Ins in 2024, Employees want Clear Priorities and Deadlines

Leaders frequently believe close supervision is necessary when work quality declines or deadlines are missed, yet employees often perceive excessive check-ins (45%) or redundant status meetings (43%) as micromanagement.

Employees in 2024 are advocating for a shift in the workplace dynamic, prioritising clarity over the traditional model of frequent check-ins. According to the latest insights from Slingshot’s 2023 Digital Work Trends Report, the workforce emphasises the need for clear priorities (42%) and established deadlines (30%) to enhance productivity effectively.

The report highlights a significant disparity between the anticipated standards of work performance from leaders and the fundamental requirements employees seek for optimal productivity. 

Source: People Matters

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