This research explores the distance between an employees' perception of what is important to them and the perception of what is important to their manager. The research analyzes the distance between these two perceptions by determining the correlation of that distance to the employees' desire to leave a company. This was demonstrated through the positive and negative correlation between the perception and the strength of the employees' decision to leave a company. The five hundred and ten participants were randomly selected from a population of more than 2 million. The population was made up of participants eighteen or older, with internet or email access, and was categorized by generational age groups. Finally, this research will compare the results by generation to see if there is any significant difference.
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