Layoff effect: Are you doing more with less? Survey says no.


Computerworld (US) – Are you being asked to do more in the wake of layoffs of co-workers? If so, are you actually doing more? Probably not, according to a survey conducted in December by Leadership IQ. When the research and training firm polled 4,172 workers at 318 companies that had recently laid off employees, 74% of the respondents said their own productivity has declined. Other findings:

87% of surviving workers said they are less likely to recommend their organizations as good places to work.

64% of surviving workers said the productivity of their colleagues has also declined.

81% of surviving workers said the quality of service that customers receive has declined.

77% of surviving workers said they see more errors and mistakes being made.

61% of surviving workers said they believe their companies' future prospects are worse.

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