Manufacturing managers report stresses

March 30, 2023
Respondents to the O.C. Tanner survey say their responsibilities have increased, and that the tasks consuming their time include meetings and mentoring.
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Forty-seven percent of managers in the manufacturing sector say their responsibilities have grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and 37 percent of employees say their managers seem stressed, according to the O.C. Tanner’s 2023 Global Culture Report. Twenty-one percent say it’s gotten harder to stay positive at work. 

About three-quarters of the managers report receiving more recognition for their work would improve their employee experience. 

The report looked at insights provided by more than 36,000 employees, leaders, human-resources professionals and executives from countries. Input came from 2,792 people in the manufacturing sector. 

Managers reported that the tasks consuming their time include meetings and mentoring functions.