Which Attributes Are Most Important in a Corporate Leader? (Responses by Age)

By Robert Half September 22, 2016 at 9:19am

Which of these are the most important attributes in a corporate leader?

WORKERS: RESPONSES BY AGE

ALL WORKERS 18-34 35-54 55+
Integrity 75% 75% 68% 82%
Fairness 58% 44% 55% 72%
Decisiveness 37% 38% 35% 37%
Strategic mindset 32% 49% 26% 25%
Transparency 25% 27% 32% 18%
Accessibility 23% 23% 21% 24%
Collaborative mindset 20% 17% 24% 18%
Competitiveness 10% 16% 8% 8%

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 1,000 U.S. professionals age 18 or over and employed in office environments; up to three responses permitted.

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