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Female bosses who supervise older men (for women only)

This poll is for women who supervise older men. This situation seems to be happening more and more. This poll is a companion to the poll "Older men with younger female bosses (for men only)"

Are you a woman who supervises one or more older men?

100% (343) Yes -- please continue.
0% (0) No -- please do not take this poll.

343 voters have answered this question.

How many older men do you directly supervise?

3% (13) One
16% (57) Two to Five
79% (273) Six or more

343 voters have answered this question.

How much older than you is the oldest man you supervise?

2% (9) 1-4 years
6% (24) 5-9 years
7% (25) 10-14 years
8% (29) 15-19 years
74% (256) 20 or more years

343 voters have answered this question.

What is your age group?

82% (284) Less than 30 years old
12% (44) 31-40 years old
4% (15) 41 years old or older

343 voters have answered this question.

Do you think women bosses on average are better than men bosses?

88% (302) Yes (please consider commenting why)
11% (41) No

343 voters have answered this question.

How would you rate your own performance as a supervisor/manager?

69% (240) Excellent
26% (91) Better than average
2% (10) Average
0% (2) Less than average
0% (0) Poor

343 voters have answered this question.

Does being the boss of one or more male subordinates give you a special feeling of satisfaction?

93% (321) Yes
6% (22) No

343 voters have answered this question.

When talking to an older male subordinate, do you ever use expressions like "That's a good boy" or "Now be a good boy"?

83% (286) Yes
16% (57) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Do you generally feel superior to your older male subordinates?

89% (308) Yes
10% (35) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Have you ever disciplined any of your older male subordinates -- for example, stern words or oral or written reprimand?

97% (335) Yes
2% (8) No

343 voters have answered this question.

If you ever disciplined an older male subordinate, did he/they give any sign of feeling emasculated?

27% (93) Yes -- some
63% (218) Yes -- all
7% (25) No
2% (7) I have never disciplined any of my older male subordinates

343 voters have answered this question.

Do any of your older male subordinates call you "Boss"? (Please choose best answer)

20% (70) Yes -- some
19% (68) Yes -- all
59% (205) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Do you sometimes have any of your older male subordinates make you coffee, go get you coffee, be responsible for handing out things at meetings, or the like?

27% (94) Yes -- some of my older male subordinates
65% (225) Yes -- all of my older male subordinates
6% (24) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Do your older male subordinates show your respect?

22% (78) Yes -- for the most part
76% (261) Yes -- always
1% (4) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Do you ever feel that some of your older male employees are sexually attracted to you?

94% (323) Yes
5% (20) No

343 voters have answered this question.

If any of your older male subordinates are sexually attracted to you, do you use that to your advantage in getting what you want?

84% (290) Yes
9% (34) No
5% (19) I am not aware of any of my older male subordinates being sexually attracted to me.

343 voters have answered this question.

Do your older male subordinates address you as "ma'am" -- say "Yes ma'am" and "No ma'am"?

34% (119) Yes -- some of them
51% (177) Yes -- all of them
13% (47) No

343 voters have answered this question.

Overall, how do you like supervising older male subordinates?

90% (311) I like it
8% (29) I'm OK (neutral) with it
0% (3) I don't like it

343 voters have answered this question.

Which gender do you prefer to supervise? (Please consider commenting why)

80% (275) Men
6% (23) Women
13% (45) Doesn't matter

343 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2010-01-13 15:15:17 by FeminineFuture
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