60% of US Workers Trust Their Bosses; 52% Satisfied With Bosses Performance
Additionally, 60% of workers said they can trust their managers, compared to 21% who believe their supervisors aren't trustworthy.
Less than one-quarter (24%) of workers feel they could do a better job than their bosses if put in charge.
Managers draw the highest marks when it comes to addressing day-to-day problems: 58% of employees saying their bosses make time to review their job concerns; only 22% disagreed.
Workers were somewhat less enthusiastic about their supervisors' willingness to help them advance professionally: 45% of respondents said their managers help them develop new skills, compared with 26% who disagreed.
Managers More Favored Than Company Executives
- 44% of workers said they are satisfied with their corporate leaders' performance, compared to 52% who said the same about their bosses.
- Only about 40% believe their corporate leaders can be trusted, compared to 60% of workers who said the same about their bosses.
- 36% of employees said those at the top lead by example, and 34% believe their corporate leaders are effective at motivating staff.