Growth Company Research Results 2022

This research, conducted at our Growth Company Retreat, provides a fascinating insight into the challenges growth leaders are facing around leading in an uncertain market, longer-term strategy and building a high-performing leadership team.

Key findings from Criticaleye's Growth Company Research:

  • 84% of growth leaders believe the top team is too inward looking. 
  • Conflicting stakeholder demands are triggering short-termism
  • 81% of growth businesses are planning for M&A 
  • 53% of leaders say debate on performance must improve (up from 37%)
  • Peer-to-peer learning is the most effective leadership development tool 
  • 56% say the Chair does not add value, vs. 27% in 2019

In this video, we ask leaders in our global Community about why it's vital to look outside of their organisations. Featuring comment from Bill Payne, Non-executive Chair, Atento, Gary Kildare, Non-executive Director, Defence Infrastructure Organisation, Karen McKeever, Chief People Office, Drax Group plc, Genevieve Glover, HR Director, Barchester Healthcare and David Guise, Senior Advisor, Newton Europe.




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