SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Middle managers are aware of the changes coming to their industries, but they may be overconfident in their ability to adapt, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

The study, sponsored by Microsoft Philanthropies, surveyed middle managers from Singapore, Japan, Australia and South Korea across the retail, manufacturing and government sectors.

According to the study, 76% of respondents agree that their industry would be “very” or “somewhat” different 10 years from now, while 68% believe that they are prepared for the changes to come.

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