Survey: HK and Singapore bosses most demanding - Yahoo! News
Kuala Lumpur (The Star/ANN) - A survey found that Hong Kong and Singapore bosses were the most demanding in the Asia-Pacific region, Malaysia's largest selling Chinese newspaper Sin Chew Daily reported. A total of 68% of bosses in Hong Kong expect their subordinates to be reachable even when they are on leave, while 45% of bosses in Singapore expect the same. In contrast, only 22% of bosses in Australia and 20% 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, Australia and New Zealand.