Maybe businesses should just focus on profitably serving their customers. We live in an age when large corporations spend enormous amounts of time and resources acting on the advice of non-shareholding “stakeholders” and telling us how virtuous they are in following the latest political fads. They also ask Americans to believe that it’s right and just to focus intensely on racial differences among employees and prospective employees. And yet somehow the public doesn’t think large corporations are virtuous. But it isn’t because Americans don’t like business. The latest Gallup survey finds a notable exception to a general lack of faith in American institutions.
Jeffrey Jones of Gallup reports on the polling firm’s latest findings: