General Electric researched differing opinions between C-suite executives and entry-level employees on how their companies communicate and how to develop leadership.
An online survey of 250 C-suite leaders and 400 entry-level employees across the United States was conducted from July 17 to August 1, 2023.
Key findings include:
1.) Gaps existed as some C-suite respondents were more likely to say their company had a leadership mindset and develop strong leaders than entry-level employees.
— 95% of C-suite employees believed it was important that leadership mindset is communicated to all staff.
— 81% of entry-level employees believed it was important that leadership mindset is communicated to all staff.
2.) 72% of all respondents said their company had a clearly defined leadership mindset that guides work.
3.) 88% of C-suite respondents and 59% of entry-level employees said their company’s executive team embodies its leadership mindset every day.
4.) 90% of C-suite executives and 68% of entry-level staff said their company supported the development of strong leaders.
5.) 26% of all respondents agreed that collaboration is the characteristic that is most lacking at their company.
Find the original research here.