Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey

business_ethics_highlights_2Fascination with, and speculation about, what millennials think about work and business is rampant these days. It’s unfortunate that (ageing!) millennials are often used as a stand-in for “young folks these days” but the results of Deloitte’s annual survey on the topic are worth looking at none the less.

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LINK: Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey: Industry 4.0, Employer Loyalty and Business Ethics (by Sydney Lazarus for SpendMatters)

…For its seventh annual report on the millennial generation in the workplace, Deloitte researchers surveyed 10,455 college-educated professionals from 36 countries who were born between 1983 and 1994.

This year’s findings revealed a significant downward turn in millennials’ opinions of business ethics. Whereas last year 65% of respondents said that they believe that businesses behave ethically, this year only 48% do. Over the past few years, millennials’ opinions of businesses have steadily climbed, but 2018 marked a sharp reversal.

Three-quarters of this year’s respondents say that businesses are more concerned with their own agendas than the greater good, up from 59% in 2017. Similarly, fewer than half (47%) think that business leaders are committed to helping improve society, and 62% believe that businesses have no goals other than making money….

What do you think?


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