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What Does Your Management Style Say about Your Age?

Depending on how you answer specific questions, we might be able to guess your age.
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How Important Are Your Company's Core Competencies?

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If you think that understanding your core competencies is critical to doing business, you're probably at least in your thirties, if not your forties or older. In the survey, only about a third (32%) of young managers said that this was important. By contrast, a majority (55%) of older managers said the same thing.

The report authors wrote, "On balance, we found that older managers put greater emphasis on core competencies, customer relationships, and other big-picture factors central to a company’s identity, while younger managers were more focused on the company’s positioning in its competitive marketplace."

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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