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By October 2, 2017 at 11:44am

WHO’S THE BOSS?

How comfortable would you be REPORTING TO a manager who is YOUNGER than you?

47% Very comfortable
39% Somewhat comfortable
11% Somewhat uncomfortable
3% Very uncomfortable

What’s the biggest challenge in reporting to a manager who is younger than you?

27% Different work ethics/values/expectations
20% Different leadership/learning styles
13% Different communication styles
9% Different motivations/incentives
7% Different ways of using technology
23% No challenges

How comfortable would you be MANAGING a worker who is OLDER than you?

57% Very comfortable
35% Somewhat comfortable
8% Somewhat uncomfortable
0% Very uncomfortable

What’s the biggest challenge in managing a worker who is older than you?

19% Different work ethics/values/expectations
18% Different ways of using technology
17% Different communication styles
14% Different leadership/learning styles
14% Different motivations/incentives
21% No challenges

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 439 workers in Canada.

Some responses do not total 100 per cent due to rounding.

© 2017 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company.

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