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Aligning employee performance with organisational goals: 2012 XpertHR survey

Seven employers in 10 have a clear statement of their strategic direction, but knowledge of these objectives is scarce among less senior employees, and many organisations are missing opportunities to link their strategy effectively to performance.

Key points

  • Although 72% of employers in our research say that they have a clear statement of their organisational strategic direction, employee understanding of this becomes progressively hazy as one moves through the ranks, with non-managerial employees being largely ignorant of it at half of the organisations surveyed.