WHAT’S STOPPING BIG IDEAS?
Barriers to Innovation
CFOs were asked, “What is the greatest barrier to your company being more innovative?”*
|Too much bureaucracy||30%||24%|
|Being bogged down by daily tasks or putting out fires||27%||20%|
|Lack of new ideas||25%||35%|
Workers were asked, “When evaluating a potential employer, how important is the company’s reputation for being innovative?”
|43% Very important|
|44% Somewhat important|
|11% Not very important|
|2% Not at all important|
Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 2,200 CFOs and more than 1,000 professionals working in an office environment in the U.S.
*Responses may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.
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