first_img Comments are closed. Morale crisis at ConsigniaOn 5 Mar 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Consignia lacks the skills, leadership and staff morale to cope with thecurrent financial and business challenges it faces, according to a survey of600 of the company’s senior managers. The report by trade union Amicus provides a damning insight into the postalgroup, which is facing increasing competition and losing £1.5m a day. The survey shows six out of 10 senior managers believe Consignia is notcapable of meeting its business challenges. Nearly 90 per cent of respondents do not think there is the necessaryleadership in place to take the business forward. And more than half claim thecompany does not have the right level of skills to overcome its problems. Eight out of 10 senior managers surveyed believe morale among employees hasdeteriorated over the past year, and almost seven out of 10 claim their moralehas plummeted over the same period. Work-related stress is also on the increase, with nearly half claiming tohave experienced tiredness, lack of sleep, and irritability in the past sixmonths. Amicus general secretary Roger Lyons is so concerned by the findings he iscalling for a meeting with Consignia chairman Allan Leighton and chiefexecutive John Roberts along with Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewittto investigate how to improve morale. A Consignia spokeswoman said increasing competition in the sector isdamaging employee morale. Related posts:No related photos.last_img

Morale crisis at Consignia

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