Trained in compliance and educated in ethics; Where is the meeting point?

  In a recent article by Roy  Snell titled:  I’ll take 10,000 Shares of Compliance and Ethics Officers Please.” He reports that “Compliance professionals are being hired in droves now to prevent, find and fix ethical and regulatory problems.” We know that training in compliance is a rigorous, detailed process. However is ethics approached in…

The lesser of two evils is always………………..

Why is it that this phrase is the modus operandi for so many people when making serious and important decisions? Why is it that people settle for the lesser of two evils? Is the lesser of two evils  an ethical decision? It seems that we have been conditioned to choose based on who or what…

Questions about ethics: A conversation with interns

  I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes this week speaking to and answering ethics questions for a select group of Interns working for the summer at a prestigious financial firm in New York. I was asked by the Director of Learning and Development if I would share some of my thoughts on…