Compliance: How seriously is it being taken?

In the recent study released last week, titled: In Focus: Compliance Trends Survey 2013 from Deloitte and Compliance Week, there were some interesting findings. For example: • 62% outsource ethics hotline operations. • 32% outsource training. • 18% outsource investigations. My question is, when, how and why are all these outsourced processes brought back “in…

Having a Moral Compass

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How can you identify leaders with a sense of a moral compass?

        When we read a newspaper, watch the TV, there isn’t a day that goes by that there isn’t a report of some leader, in some organization, who is charged with fraud, cheating, lying, etc. Why is that? For me, it’s rather simple. If leaders don’t have a developed moral compass, nothing else really…

Values, Virtues and Leadership

Values, Virtues and Leadership business-leadership In these challenging times for many businesses, leaders need to periodically take a step back and spend time in reflection as to what their real influence is in their respective workplaces. Take time at the beginning and at the end of each day to ponder on how well you’ve done…

Why ‘Ethos Week’ makes me sleep better!

I had the privilege of being part of an exciting and unique event at Eastern Michigan University last week. The first event of its kind in the country, offered by a business school. “Ethos Week” was created, developed and implemented by undergraduate and graduate students of the College of Business. “Ethos Week is a week-long…