Floyd Landis, a self-confessed drug cheat, collected $1.1 million Thursday for blowing the whistle on Lance Armstrong’s illegal drug use.… Continue Reading
Sometimes things just don’t add up.
Sports sponsorships are now a $145 billion business. But this remains a risky endeavor, particularly when studies indicate that reputational risks are regarded as the greatest threat to a company’s market value.… Continue Reading
The Wall Street Journal Test. That is the phrase I use when training corporate employees on compliance and ethics. I ask folks to think about how their company’s reputation would be affected if a person’s action, deed or conduct, which they engaged in for their employer, was on the front page of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).… Continue Reading
Doping in sport, like graft in business, skews the rules of the game.
In the business realm, the United States decided thirty-five years ago to outlaw overseas bribery of government officials.… Continue Reading
How does a good company with excellent products and a strong reputation turn into a criminal enterprise? It takes leadership.… Continue Reading
Here’s the statement from the CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency, Travis T. Tygart, about the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team doping conspiracy:
October 10, 2012
Today, we are sending the ‘Reasoned Decision’ in the Lance Armstrong case and supporting information to the Union Cycliste International (UCI), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC).… Continue Reading