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.

Scroll down to find our latest report, The Age of Apprenticeships, examining how parents’ attitudes are changing and reflecting on how employers and higher education are working together to roll out the new Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. Plus, you’ll find the latest in our long-running series on The Quality of Working Life, exploring how work is affecting managers’ wellbeing and engagement; our Future Forecast infographic on managers’ expectations for the year ahead; and Learning to Lead, which explores the latest trends in management and leadership development.

Plus, you’ll also find our latest work on management ethics, exploring the effects of employee ownership, our annual data on management pay and the gender pay gap in partnership with XpertHR and much more.

Taking Part

Every CMI member is invited to contribute to our research through periodic surveys. We’re always interested in hearing from organisations with examples of good management and leadership practice. 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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