2013 Edelman Trust Barometer continues the trend for employees

Executive Summary: 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer by

Consider the figures above in the context of the trend – with the 2012 Edeleman Trust Barometer – showing that for the first time regular employees had more credibility than CEOs. (And that was created by a jump of 16 points to 50%, was biggest rise for employee trust since 2004).

But then are you surprised┬áthe CEO’s position is eroded when you have middle managers complaining about the lack of initiative in co-dependent corporate cultures which punish initiative and reward obedience at every turn?