Communication and culture

Transparency and openness has a huge impact on employee communication. If employees feel like their opinions are welcome and needs are being met, they are more likely to speak up when something is wrong. A positive culture fosters a sense of openness, helps ensure that everyone is on the same page.

Access

42%

Understanding

95%

Support

37%

of managers and 27% of employees get access to the strategic plan.

of employees do not understand their organisation's strategy.

of leaders say gaining peoples’ support across the whole organisation is the toughest implementation challenge.

Culture

44%

Communication

73%

Resistance

20%

rank aligning the implementation of strategy to company culture as toughest challenge

of successful companies have a formal mechanism to communicate their strategy

of staff members resist implementation initiatives. The group showing the most resistance (51%) is middle management.