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.

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