You work in compliance. Now you are on the horns of a dilemma. Are you going to become a whistleblower or not?
If we’re not establishing clear rules or enforcing those rules, we’re leaving our
workers in the driver’s seat to determine how to manage that information.
There are various settings in which C&E officers should be attentive to the possibility of going overboard…
Reporting wrongdoing at work will never be easy. So why do whistleblowers go ahead?
In most cases, the CCO should have both worlds — a dotted line to the board or board committee and a straight line to the CEO, or to the CCO, depending on the size and structure of the company’s senior management team.
We need to rediscover the intellectual confidence to sort out and rank competing values. Fairness is not the same as equality, and equal opportunity at the starting gun does not and should not guarantee equality at the finish line.
As we’ve seen in the news these past few weeks, our obligation to observe our surroundings, evaluate situations, and take action could be the difference between life and death.
Does your organization apply a Sentencing Guidelines “seven-steps” approach to mitigating C&E risk? Many programs are built on the theory that they will do this, but far fewer actually do it…
A seasoned and respected elected state official, who also was a lawyer, once told a group of college presidents that at times it is better to seek forgiveness than permission….
Actions speak louder than words. To be authentic, core values must be lived.