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Deloitte business confidence report 2014

The gap between confidence and action

America’s top business leaders are confident in their ability to outperform the competition. However, they are not acting with confidence when it comes to making business decisions or addressing specific obstacles, according to Deloitte’s inaugural Business Confidence Report.

Confidence: the ultimate decision driver

As the economy shows signs of recovery, a number of different indicators are finally pointing to an increase in business confidence. However, the findings of a recent Deloitte survey indicate that this confidence is not always translating into action. ​

The study, conducted between July 7 and August 4, 2014, explores America’s top leaders’ confidence in the overall direction of their businesses, how they are addressing obstacles to growth, their outlook on talent and leadership and their views on innovation​. 

2014 Deloitte Business Confidence Report

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