Top IT staff 'exploited'

A third of IT managers work the equivalent of a seven-day week, according to a survey by the Chartered Management Institute.

A third of IT managers work the equivalent of a seven-day week, according to a survey by the Chartered Management Institute.

The Business Energy Survey questioned 1,500 managers. It found that one in three IT managers worked an extra 14 hours a week without pay - equivalent to two working days. The CMI said the results showed that firms fail to understand the needs of their most important assets.

A quarter of IT managers felt their organisations had an authoritarian culture and 34% said they felt exploited, according to the study, commissioned by employment services company Adecco. Work harmed family life according to 56% of managers.

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