There is an old English expression that ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’ meaning that if there are too many people trying to manage the making of a simple outcome then quality and productivity will suffer. Unfortunately it appears that it is the British who least heed their own maxim.
Latest figures from the European Union (EU)’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) date from Q2 2015. These reveal that the proportion of people claiming to be ‘managers’ in the EU as a whole was 5.8%. Across the major EU member states … Continue reading