Irish bosses think they're 20% better than they are

Research has found Irish managers overestimate their performance by 20 per cent, and actually lag their global competition

13th December, 2011
Irish bosses think they're 20% better than they are
Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton

Managers in Ireland are over-estimating their own performance by 20 per cent according to the report by the Irish Management Institute, based on interviews with managers in 150 manufacturing firms.

The biggest weakness of Irish firms is in the area of people management, even in multinational companies operating in Ireland, the research found.

The research found Ireland has not improved its management skills since 2008 while countries such as the United Kingdom, United States, China and India have.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say