Transparency is the best policy and good ethics too!

After much reflection on working with a client on transparency as a focal point of their value statement, I have come to this understanding of transparency, particularly as it relates to ethics. 1. There are people smarter than us out there so don’t underestimate them. – How much and how long can a person “hide”…

Leaders have got to get this straight or else!

  In the book, If Aristotle Ran General Motors, by Tom Morris, there was a profound quote about business. Tom Morris wrote: “Business is a partnership of people creating, in many ways, a better life for others as well as ourselves.” The key word in this definition for my business and I dare say yours,…

Leaders are suppose to ensure ethical behavior, right?

  Training Time for Senior Leaders and Boards of Directors is on the Decline: (NAVEX GLOBAL recent ethics and Compliance study) “While respondents reported that annual training time for non-management employees rose by about 60 minutes from last year(to 7.1 hours) and training times for middle managers stayed about the same (at 6.5 hours), senior…