Management Insights - CMI Research in 2016

Management and leadership is changing. Our research is about helping managers understand how – and what they can improve performance and productivity. Our landmark Management 2020 report found that top organisations have a clear social purpose, a focus on their people and develop the potential of the next generation. Our subsequent research builds on those themes.

From The Middle Management Lifeline, which exposes a trust gap between middle managers and their senior leaders, to The Age of Uncertainty, looking at how employers can better support 16-21 year olds as they prepare to enter the world work, you’ll find insights and practical recommendations for action across a range of topics.

Plus, take a look at our series of papers on the changing world of education and skills, highlighting the opportunities created by the new management and leadership Apprenticeships.

Taking Part

Every CMI member is invited to contribute to our research through periodic surveys. We’re always interested in hearing about examples of good management and leadership. If you’d like to share your story, or if you’re interested in sponsoring CMI research, please contact us. email:

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