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

By Robert Half September 22, 2016 at 6:42am

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

CFOs: RESPONSES BY COMPANY SIZE

TOTAL 20-49 50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999 1,000+ employees
Integrity 46% 44% 49% 53% 55% 39% 57%
Fairness 45% 43% 47% 51% 51% 39% 46%
Collaborative mindset 39% 39% 41% 40% 31% 29% 35%
Transparency 33% 33% 36% 31% 32% 31% 43%
Accessibility 33% 34% 28% 36% 39% 39% 34%
Strategic Mindset 32% 32% 32% 29% 29% 24% 25%
Competitiveness 30% 31% 29% 27% 31% 40% 26%
Decisiveness 22% 23% 20% 20% 23% 49% 20%

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 2,200 CFOs; up to three responses permitted

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