Even though business executives from around the world may be disgruntled with their jobs, most are planning to sit tight in their positions –at least for now.
Accenture recently conducted an online survey of 3,900 business executives from medium to large companies in 31 countries and found that:
- More than half of both the women (57 percent) and men (59 percent) surveyed are dissatisfied with their jobs. But even so . . .
- More than two-thirds (69 percent) of all respondents said they do not plan to leave their current employers. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) cited flexible work arrangements as the reason for staying put.
- Underscoring earlier research which indicated a growing concern for work-life balance, the majority (59 percent) of respondents reported having some type of flexible work schedule. More than four in ten (44 percent) of this group said they have used flexible work options for more than three years. (more…)