Where Managers Need to Improve Most

By Robert Half February 16, 2017 at 6:33am

WHERE MANAGERS NEED TO IMPROVE MOST

Workers want bosses to communicate better, be more diplomatic

What skill do you think your manager needs to improve most?

TOTAL GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Communication/diplomacy 30% 32% 28% 36% 25% 30%
Technical expertise 18% 18% 17% 20% 18% 15%
Leadership 17% 15% 18% 17% 18% 15%
Strategic thinking 14% 15% 14% 15% 19% 9%
Project management 8% 9% 7% 9% 10% 5%
Other 14% 12% 16% 2% 11% 27%

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 1,000 workers; totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding

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