24 May '11, 2am

HK, Singapore bosses ranked the most demanding in the Asia-Pacific region: Survey

HK, Singapore bosses ranked the most demanding in the Asia-Pacific region: Survey

Bosses in Hong Kong were found to be among the most demanding in the Asia Pacific, a survey found. -- ST POSED PHOTO: ALAN LIM A SURVEY found that Hong Kong and Singapore bosses were the most demanding in the Asia-Pacific region, reported Sin Chew Daily. A total of 68 per cent of bosses in Hong Kong expect their subordinates to be reachable even when they are on leave, while 45 per cent of bosses in Singapore expect the same. In contrast, only 22 per cent of bosses in Australia and 20 per cent in New Zealand expect their subordinates to be on standby after office hours. The survey results showed the working environment in Hong Kong was the toughest in the Asia-Pacific region. The survey was carried out by an international executive search and human resources firm which interviewed 1,651 human resources, finance and accounting professionals from Singapore, Hong Kong, Austra...

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