All posts by Barbara Brooks Kimmel
The newly appointed CEO of Novartis, Vas Narasimhan, announced last month that he would be linking employee bonuses to ethics as part of a strategy to rebuild the company’s reputation.
Specifics of the scoring system weren’t divulged.… Continue Reading
Last week I asked in a post on the FCPA Blog for volunteers interested in helping us translate the Trust Alliance Principles (TAP) — a set of global Principles to help organizations and teams start a dialogue around building trust.… Continue Reading
“Many models of (un)ethical decision making assume that people decide rationally and are in principle able to evaluate their decisions from a moral point of view. However, people might behave unethically without being aware of it.… Continue Reading
Our Trust Alliance has just completed Phase #1 of a project called TAP INTO TRUST.
It’s an acronym.
For example, TAP is:
Truth We are honest and humble – we put the truth ahead of personal or professional gain.… Continue Reading
Since Trust Across America began our annual reporting in 2013, every “Top Ten” list has outperformed the S&P 500 on a one-year basis. That’s true again for 2017, as we reported this week.… Continue Reading
Which of these companies do you think has the higher integrity culture, Coca Cola or PepsiCo?
Let’s start by defining what we mean (and don’t mean) by a high integrity culture.… Continue Reading
Our quantitative, objective model (companies do not know they are being analyzed nor are any internal employee surveys completed) was initially constructed in 2008 and measures the corporate trustworthiness/integrity of the largest 2,000 U.S.… Continue Reading
Hardly a week passes without at least one corporate crisis in the news, often with unpredictable and long-term negative consequences, impacting not only the organization’s reputation, but also all its internal and external stakeholders.… Continue Reading
Trust Across America’s focus has always been on finding and highlighting the “best in breed” corporate citizens while leaving the worst for the scrutiny of others. But today is only Wednesday and my inbox is swamped with so many trust busting stories that my head is spinning.… Continue Reading