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.
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When a company doesn't budget for organizational trust, how can it be elevated?
A recent report highlights issues of ethics and trust in America’s college admissions process.
Clayton Christensen gave a speech that later became a best-selling book called How Will You Measure Your Life. He talked about former Harvard Business School classmates who “didn’t keep the purpose of their lives front and center as they decided how to spend their time, talents, and energy.”
Barbara Brooks Kimmel: After home birth during blizzard, insurance fails. What's fair, ethical, and trustworthy corporate behavior?
When a baby decides it is time to be born…the show must go on. Such was the case on January 23, 2016 when approximately 103 million people were affected by a blizzard that hit the east coast of the United States, requiring eleven states to declare emergencies, including New Jersey.
President Jimmy Carter signed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act into law on December 19, 1977. In adopting the bill that would become the FCPA, the Senate listed its reasons for wanting to outlaw corrupt payments to foreign officials to obtain or retain business. We think those reasons are as valid today as they were then.
In this final post of my three-part series about Compliance 2.0, I'm asking corporate executives and board members to support a chief compliance officer who is untethered from the general counsel, who reports to the board, and who oversees compliance officers who are themselves executives and subject matter experts.