Human Resources



Bizarre HR: Does your boss value his laptop more than you?

How do you know if your #learning is relevant for the #future?
Find out at the region's largest conference for HR and L&D practitioners, Learning & Development Asia, happening in September.
Register for early-bird savings now.

Sadly, the answer to the above question is often yes.

According to a survey by Brother International, 75% of small business owners said they care more about a malfunctioning laptop than an employee taking a sick day, because it is more disruptive.

These leaders’ dependency on technology is so extreme, they would give up a week’s vacation if it ensured they would never have to deal with technological issues at work ever again.

In fact, 86% of respondents said their productivity has been hampered by technology failing on them, and 77% said defective technology have caused them to miss deadlines and business opportunities.

However, while technology obviously plays a huge part in making sure a business runs smoothly, two thirds of leaders admitted they were overwhelmed by the amount of technology available.

Companies also do not seem to be reaping the full benefits of technology – 42% reported they do not use cloud computing, and only 28% “completely understand the concept of cloud computing”.

For the 5th consecutive year, HR Distinction awards will again honour the very best in the HR industry. Winning is both an affirmation of the exceptional quality of your work in the industry and among peers. Book your gala dinner table now
Contact us now for more details.

Read More News


Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.