2018

Infographic: 2018 Singapore Workplace Values Assessment

What are Singaporeans saying about our workplace culture? Find out more in a recent study - 2018 Singapore Workplace Values Assessment conducted by aAdvantage Consulting.
 
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Press Release: 2018 National Values Assessment Provides Update on Singaporeans’ Views about Society and their Workplace​

The study suggests that affordable housing, effective healthcare, care for the elderly and disadvantaged, respect and compassion are what would define Singaporeans’ ideal society, while employee recognition, engagement and fulfilment, mentoring and continuous learning are what would define employed Singaporeans ideal workplace.
 
aAdvantage Consulting Group and Barrett Values Centre jointly conducted the 2018 National Values Assessment in Singapore.
 

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2018 National Values Assessment in Channel NewsAsia (30 Jul 2018)

Singaporeans see virtues like compassion in themselves but view society as complaining: Survey
 
SINGAPORE: Singapore society is kiasu (Hokkien for afraid to lose), kiasi (Hokkien for overly afraid or timid) and complaining, according to respondents of a survey, but they see themselves as having virtues like humour, compassion and honesty.
 

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2018 National Values Assessment in TODAY (30 Jul 2018)

Singapore society: ‘Kiasu’ and ‘complaining’, but one that cares for the elderly
 

SINGAPORE — Six years on, Singaporeans still see society here in predominantly negative terms, associating values and behaviour such as "kiasu", "kiasi", "complaining", "competitive", "materialistic", "blame", and "self-centred" with the people around them.

The term "complaining" was added to the triennial National Values Assessment survey this year and it emerged as second-most cited value.

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2018 National Values Assessment in The Straits Times (31 Jul 2018)

Singaporeans take family, humour and fun seriously


Singaporeans continue to view family as the most important personal value, even as more are taking humour and fun seriously, a survey has found.

Results of the third National Values Assessment survey published yesterday show that family was cited most frequently as an important attribute to Singaporeans personally, just like in the previous surveys conducted in 2015 and 2012.

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2018 National Values Assessment in Channel 8 News (30 Jul 2018)

2018年全国价值观调查 国人越来越重视持续教育和关爱社会


随着人口老龄化,对老年人的关爱越来越受国人重视。国人首次把关怀老人视为现今社会的重要价值观,显示社会有正面改变。在职国人心态也逐渐转变,意识到持续学习和持续进步日益重要。

两大研究机构对2000名国人展开的2018年全国价值观调查发现,国人把家庭、健康、关爱、快乐和同情心等视为重要的个人价值观和行为。

最能反映现今社会的价值观和形容词分别是怕输、投诉、爱竞争、教育机会以及关怀老年人。其中,关怀老人以及第一次列为形容词的投诉首次上榜。

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2018 National Values Assessment (IPS-aAdvantage Roundtable)​

A report by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) on the Roundtable discussion.
 

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Partners and Sponsors for the 2018 National Values Assessment​

We will like to thank the following partners and sponsors who have generously contributed for the 2018 National Values Assessment.
 

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2018 National Values Assessment in Yahoo! News (30 Jul 2018)

Top values of Singapore society include ‘kiasu’, ‘complaining’, ‘self-centred’: survey


“Kiasu”, “competitive”, “materialistic”, “self-centred” and “complaining”: These are some of the negative and potentially-limiting values that define the current society, according to a survey of some 2,000 Singaporeans.

The 2018 Singapore National Values Assessment also showed that of the top 10 values that characterise the current society, the respondents only listed three positive values: “educational opportunities”, “care for the elderly” and “effective healthcare”.

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2018 National Values Assessment in The Straits Times (30 Jul 2018)

Singaporeans describe humour and fun as important in National Values Assessment survey
 

SINGAPORE - Singaporeans have been found to value humour and fun more now than three years ago, according to the results of the third National Values Assessment survey published on Monday (July 30).

Humour and fun did not rank among the top 10 in the previous iterations of the survey done in 2015 and 2012.

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2018 National Values Assessment in Lianhe ZaoBao (31 Jul 2018)

价值观调查:“不断进步”“不断学习”重新入榜 本地员工趋向重视职场终身学习


昨天公布的2018年度全国价值观评估调查结果显示,无论是描述目前职场的情况还是理想中的职场,“不断进步”和“不断学习”都进入国人的前10项最重要的职场特征中。这两个特征在2012年的调查中只排第七和第九位,在2015年的调查甚至完全落榜。

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2018 National Values Assessment in Lianhe ZaoBao (30 Jul 2018)

2018年 新加坡人多了点幽默感?


每当别人说新加坡这个城市沉闷无趣时,身为新加坡人的我们,也许会马上点头,大表同意。我们会自嘲说:“是啊,这里没什么可做的。这里的人也挺无聊。”

但如果给新加坡人一个机会形容自己,他们会怎么做“自我介绍”呢?

一项最新调查显示,2018年的新加坡人好像变得更自信了,看看上述图表出现的字眼,可发现他们重视的个人价值观都偏向正面,“幽默”和“有趣”这两个形容词也首次被使用,出现在榜单上。

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