Employees across Europe are hugely positive that their business will make 2017 a success, even as the world undergoes unprecedented change. An overwhelming 95% of employees believe the changing landscape will benefit their business in 2017, with 59% expecting their business to be in a stronger position by the end of the year.
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- The future of technology disruption in business
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- The CIO and CMO to form dynamic partnership and enable customer-led innovation
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- Businesses unable to keep up with impacts of technological change may disappear by 2020
- Ricoh Process Efficiency Index
- Businesses play a risky game with document security
- Healthcare, education and financial service organisations at risk of document compliance breaches
- Existing business processes across Europe are unnecessarily labour intensive
- Managing the costs of document processes in Europe
- Document processes have far reaching impacts
- The European Union's Digital Agenda
2016 was a big year for change. But it’s in 2017 that we’ll really see the impact of this and how these developments will redefine the world of work. This changing landscape is being caused by:
- Digital disruption
- Economic uncertainty
- Regulation and governmental policies
- Heightened skills and talent gaps
On their own, each of these factors represents significant scope for change. Collectively, they form the dawn of an unprecedented period of disruption and opportunity.
A new study called World of Change, conducted by Coleman Parkes Research and sponsored by Ricoh Europe, reveals that 95% of employees believe the changing landscape will benefit their business in 2017.
The survey was conducted in January 2017 and consisted of 2,000 respondents from the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Nordics, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, Slovakia and Czech Republic.
96% of mid-sized business employees agree that factors such as digital disruption, economic uncertainty and regulatory change will affect their jobs. However, they feel positive and settled in their roles. Only 8% expect to change jobs and just 12% believe they will have fewer career opportunities in 2017.