TheĀ Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor finds that people around the world are disappointed with leaders across business, politics, and religious organizations.

The research, conducted across 12 countries with more than 3,750 respondents, found that 31 percent of people think leadership will get worse this year. And only 25 percent think politicians and religious leaders provide excellent leadership.

The bright spot in the research was in the area of business leadership, particularly technology business leadership. Nearly half (44 percent) said tech business leaders were effective. Next came media leaders with 39 percent and telecommunications leaders (36 percent).

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