Refrain from using the terms “right” and wrong” because……………………………….

These terms tend to be seen as very subjective, i.e. according to whom is something right or wrong, who says so, “this has nothing to do with me” attitude and so what, etc. Rather use these phrases. What is negotiable and what is not negotiable and why. What is acceptable and what is not acceptable…

A Company is based on strong ethics.

  In the recent article: Company culture essential to strong ethics and compliance program, by Mekhala Roy, Mekhala’s research pointed out that there are several reasons why employees engage in unethical behavior. Financial worries Pressure to meet sales targets Being unaware what they are doing is wrong or not knowing where to seek help is…

Well, last week it was Wells Fargo, who will it be this week?

  Wells Fargo was last week’s example of failed leadership and the lack of a moral compass. $185 million in fines and 5300 people fired. Whose responsibility was the oversight? This type of behavior will continue to happen  unless companies  stop “putting a bandaid approach to an artery problem.” Should companies work on finding ways…