Trust in Companies

General Trust in Companies

How much do you trust the following institutions? (Alternative: How much do you trust the following social institutions? How much do you trust the following non-governmental institutions? How much do you trust the following?) Businesses. 0 = I do not trust them at all, 1 = I distrust them somewhat, 2 = I trust them somewhat, 3 = I trust them a lot

How much confidence do you have in business and industry? 0 = none at all, 1 = not very much confidence, 2 = quite a lot of confidence, 3 = a great deal, 4 = complete confidence

How much confidence do you have in business and industry? 0 = no confidence at all, 1 = very little confidence, 2 = some confidence, 3 = a great deal of confidence, 4 = complete confidence

To what extent do you trust each of the following institutions to look after your interests? Please indicate on a scale with 0 indicating no trust at all and 6 for great trust (recoded). (Alternative: To what extent do you trust each of these political institutions to look after your interests?; To what extent do you trust the following groups in society to look after your interests?) Private enterprises. 0 = no trust, 6 = great trust

There are various public institutions in [Country] such as legislative and executive bodies, courts, and police. Please indicate your trust in them on this scale, where 0 denotes minimum distrust and 6 indicates maximum trust (recoded). (Alternative: To what extent do you trust different institutions in our society? Please show me on this 7-point scale, where 0 represents no trust and 6 great trust (recoded)). Private enterprises. 0 = no trust, 6 = great trust

Trust in Large Companies

I would like to ask you a question about how much trust you have in certain institutions. For each of the following institutions, please tell me if you tend to trust it or tend not to trust it? Big companies. 0 = tend to not trust, 1 = tend to trust

I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence, or hardly any confidence at all in them? Major companies. 0 = hardly any confidence, 1 = only some confidence, 2 = great deal of confidence

How much confidence do you have in the following? (Alternative: For questions A through O, how well do you trust them?) Major companies. 0 = not very much, 1 = some, 2 = very much

How much do you trust each of the following, or haven’t you heard enough about them to say? (Alternative: How much do you trust each of the following? Not at all, just a little bit, somewhat, a lot). Big private corporations. 0 = not at all, 1 = a little bit, 2 = a lot, 3 = a very great deal

How much confidence do you have in the following organisations? (Alternative: I am going to name a number of organizations. For each one, could you tell me how much confidence you have in them; Please look at this card and tell me, for each item listed, how much confidence you have in them; Please indicate how much confidence you have in the following institutions). Major companies (Alternative: Big business; Major [Country] companies). 0 = none at all, 1 = not very much, 2 = quite a lot, 3 = a great deal

Please indicate to what extent you trust the following institutions to operate in the best interests of society. If you don’t know what to reply or have no particular opinion, please say so. Large domestic companies. 0 = don’t trust at all, 1 = don’t really trust, 2 = trust to a degree, 3 = trust a lot

Please look at this card and tell me how much confidence you have in each of the following groups, institutions or persons mentioned on the list. (Alternative: Please look at this card and tell me, how much trust you have in each of the following groups/institutions; How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Large companies. 0 = no confidence, 1 = a little, 2 = some, 3 = a lot

What about the following institutions? How much of the time can you trust them to do what is right? Big business. 0 = very little, 1 = some, 2 = quite a lot, 3 = a great deal
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Indicate the extent to which you trust or distrust the following institutions in [Country] at present. Big business. 0 = strongly distrust, 1 = distrust, 2 = neither trust nor distrust, 3 = trust, 4 = strongly trust

To what extent do you trust each of the following institutions to look after your interests? Please indicate on a scale with 0 indicating no trust at all and 6 for great trust (recoded). (Alternative: To what extent do you trust each of these political institutions to look after your interests?; To what extent do you trust the following groups in society to look after your interests?) Big corporations. 0 = no trust, 6 = great trust

Using the following scale ranging from 0 to 10, where 0 means no trust at all and 10 means complete trust, please indicate how much trust you personally have in major private companies in [Country]? 0 = no trust at all, 10 = complete trust

Using this card, please tell me on a score of 0 to 10 how much you personally trust each of the institutions I read out. 0 means you do not trust an institution at all, and 10 means you have complete trust. Big corporations. 0 = no trust at all, 10 = complete trust

Trust in Private Companies

I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence, or hardly any confidence at all in them? Private companies. 0 = hardly any confidence, 1 = only some confidence, 2 = great deal of confidence

Please look at this card and tell me how much confidence you have in each of the following groups, institutions or persons mentioned on the list. (Alternative: Please look at this card and tell me, how much trust you have in each of the following groups/institutions; How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Private enterprises. 0 = no confidence, 1 = a little, 2 = some, 3 = a lot

I am going to name some institutions in this country. Using the answers from the card, would you say you have definitely a great deal of confidence, only some confidence, neither confidence nor lack thereof, not much confidence, or definitely no confidence? Private companies. 0 = definitely no confidence, 1 = not much confidence, 2 = neither confidence nor lack thereof, 3 = only some confidence, 4 = definitely a great deal of confidence

To what extent do you trust each of the following organisations that I am going to list? In your evaluation please use a 7-point scale in which 0 means no trust at all and 6 means complete trust (recoded). Private enterprises. 0 = no trust, 6 = complete trust

Trust in State Companies

I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence, or hardly any confidence at all in them? State companies. 0 = hardly any confidence, 1 = only some confidence, 2 = great deal of confidence

How much do you trust each of the following, or haven’t you heard enough about them to say? (Alternative: How much do you trust each of the following? Not at all, just a little bit, somewhat, a lot). Public corporations. 0 = not at all, 1 = a little bit, 2 = a lot, 3 = a very great deal

I am going to name some institutions in this country. Using the answers from the card, would you say you have definitely a great deal of confidence, only some confidence, neither confidence nor lack thereof, not much confidence, or definitely no confidence? State companies. 0 = definitely no confidence, 1 = not much confidence, 2 = neither confidence nor lack thereof, 3 = only some confidence, 4 = definitely a great deal of confidence