The newly released Compliance Corner video library is a real-world compliance and ethics training series told through the front-line perspective. Following a successful launch, Compliance Corner is now available to all companies and other organizations.… Continue Reading
Last week I talked with Ron Carucci, author of nine books, including To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice & Purpose. Our topic was how Ethics and Compliance leaders can communicate more effectively within their teams and organizations.… Continue Reading
Most big companies publish their ethics and compliance programs online. Anyone can read them and know what goals the company has set and how it hopes to achieve them.
That sounds like the right approach.… Continue Reading
In our first post we proposed a universal business ethics principle: “A basic duty of every organization is to earn stakeholder trust.”
Our hypotheses are: 1) trust is based on the expectation of reliable behavior, 2) attributes of reliable behavior generally align with ethical behavior, and 3) therefore trust is a valid proxy for evaluating ethical behavior.… Continue Reading
What standards should businesses observe in their own countries, or abroad? Businesses now have resources and influence that rival or surpass those of governments and certainly of ordinary people. Yet finding globally appropriate rules for business behavior has been a formidable challenge for business leaders and academics.… Continue Reading
The allegations are prima facie awful. In-house lawyers defending wrongful death claims knew for eleven years that some GM vehicles had an ignition flaw that could cause accidents. They didn’t report the flaw internally or to regulators because they didn’t want to prejudice GM’s position in ongoing or future litigation.… Continue Reading