Compliance training doesn’t always work. Sometimes trainers and trainees don’t click. Sessions are flat. Trainees are unengaged, bored, and sleepy. What’s gone wrong?… Continue Reading
On October 8, 2017, Kobe Steel Group admitted to falsifying data about the strength and durability of aluminum and copper parts used by manufacturers of automobiles, bullet trains, and aircraft.
Initially presented as a breach occurring at four of its Japanese factories during 2017, the admission of wrongdoing would soon turn into a much more severe affair. … Continue Reading
Taylor and Cohen on hyper-transparency: We see a bright future for companies and compliance professionals
Alison Taylor and James Cohen wrote a brilliant post for the FCPA Blog about hyper-transparency and other trends changing the way companies do business and how compliance officers do their jobs.… 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
Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent the past four days in Singapore, meeting leaders, visiting schools, and putting some distance between herself and the city-state’s model of economic success.… Continue Reading