Updated November 29 at 6:26pm

Taking time off

The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries.

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PBN Executive Poll

Taking time off


How many of your company’s employees took all the vacation they were allotted in 2011?

• All of them – 15.4%

• A majority of them – 76.9%

• Some of them – 7.7%

• None of them – 0%

Do you think that employees not taking all their vacation time helps or hurts their productivity in the long run?

• It helps productivity – 23.1%

• It hurts productivity – 38.5%

• I don’t know – 38.5%

Did you take as much vacation in 2011 as you had expected to do at the beginning of the year?

• Yes – 66.7%

• No – 33.3%

• I never make vacation plans far in

advance – 0.0%

Do you think 2012 will be an easier year to take vacation than 2011?

• Yes – 38.5%

• No – 53.8%

• I don’t know – 7.7%


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