Articles and Podcasts for C-Suite [OCT. 13th]

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Articles and Podcasts for C-Suite [OCT. 13th]

Key Takeaways

  • Around 68% of working moms are burned out. Psychiatrist and author Curt Thompson argues that burnout is linked to loneliness and isolation.
  • A survey of 13,488 employees at large companies worldwide conducted by New York-based Burson Cohn & Wolfe found high gaps between what employees expect from their leaders and what the leaders deliver. For example, there was a "17 points difference in visible, fair, honest, and effective leadership."
  • Perceptyx created the artificial intelligence-powered Cultivate Intelligent Coaching product to guide managers as they deal with workplace challenges, including teams that are working remotely and burned out.

Introduction

The report provides three key articles on interesting topics to keep the C-suite informed of important trends and provocative ideas that may change how an organization behaves.

Article Title: What if Burnout Is Less About Work and More About Isolation?

  • Date: October 9, 2022

Article Title: Gap Between Employees' Expectations, Experiences Highest in Healthcare: Survey

  • Date: October 13, 2022
  • Summary: According to the article, a survey by New York-based Burson Cohn & Wolfe of 13,488 employees at large companies around the world found that there were high gaps between what employees expect from their leaders and what the leaders deliver.
  • For example, there was a "17 points difference in visible, fair, honest, and effective leadership, 17 points in internal communication, and 16 points in well-being." The gaps were more comprehensive in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals, with "22 points in leadership effectiveness and transparency, 23 points in communication, and 23 points in well-being."
  • Why the article is interesting: It contains statistics about the very high standards that employees have that the C-suite need to be aware of.

Article Title: Perceptyx Launches AI-Powered Coaching To Help Organizations Address Modern Leadership Challenges

  • Date: October 4, 2022
  • Summary: Perceptyx, a platform that helps in analyzing employees, created the artificial intelligence-powered Cultivate Intelligent Coaching product. The new product utilizes behavioral data to guide managers to effectively deal with workplace challenges, including teams that are working remotely and burned out.
  • Why the article is interesting: The article reports that Cultivate is different from other digital coaching products as it "uses artificial intelligence models to interpret employee behavior and provide more meaningful insights into areas for development."

Research Strategy

To provide three key articles published in the last two weeks on interesting topics to keep the C-suite informed of important trends and provocative ideas, we leveraged reputable sources in the public domain, including the New York Times, Becker's Hospital Review, and HR Technology Insights. We used the Internet Archive Wayback Machine to access the New York Times article, as a paid subscription was required to access the information.

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