Managers fail to switch off during their summer break

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. A British manager’s work is never done, even when they are on holiday. Three-quarters of managers remain contactable by work when they are on thebeach, according to research by the Institute of Management. This is anincrease of nearly 10 per cent on last year. While 79 per cent of managers say they take the bulk of their holidayentitlement, 63 per cent remain contactable by mobile and 13 per cent bye-mail. Summer holidays are still appreciated, with most managers (84 per cent)saying a holiday recharges their batteries. But for one in 10 the holiday hasthe opposite effect and may lead to a change of job on their return. The biggest problem posed by time off is a multitude of unanswered e-mails,with a third of those questioned having at least 50 waiting on their return. Managers fail to switch off during their summer breakOn 21 Aug 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more