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.
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