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‘They’re in a State of Fear’: CEOs Are Worried About Quiet Quitting

As the economy heads into a potential recession, executives seek out consultants and organizational psychologists to reverse the trend.

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Executives are worried about quiet quitting.

As news of the trend flooded the internet, human resources companies, consultants, law firms and even artificial intelligence startups have jumped in to offer advice on how to prevent and combat it. By all accounts there is demand: Leaders at large and well-known companies in finance, tech and health care are very concerned, said Ben Granger, chief workplace psychologist at survey firm Qualtrics.