It seems like every business is struggling with the concept of transformation. Large incumbents are trying to keep pace with digital upstarts, and even digital native companies born as disruptors…
Forty-four hours of meetings per week. Forty-six average attendees per meeting. Twenty-two hours of e-mail per week.
These numbers are not a dramatization; they are the actual year-long averages for a large technology company’s vice president. And at the managerial level, things don’t look much better: One IT manager, for example, spends 35 hours a week in meetings, sends emails during 85% of those meetings, and interfaces with an average of eight different teams each day.
This article was published onHARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW