Sixty-five percent of companies have seen higher or much higher levels of overall compliance over the past three years, with significant positive impact on business and compliance-related outcomes such as employee engagement, middle management support, and values-based decision making
An effective compliance program can protect a company from criminal indictment -- and generate bottom-line results.
As demonstrated below, the sentences handed down in 2013 were a mixed bag, and (except for Frederic Bourke) all individuals cooperated with the government to some extent.
Nothing is more important to developing and maintaining an effective C&E program than risk assessment, and effective risk assessment is, as a general matter, perhaps the most daunting task a C&E officer is likely to face.
One tangible benefit to the recent high-profile security breaches in the retail and hospitality industries is that they have shined a light on weaknesses tied to commerce platforms and, at minimum, forced many companies to ponder security upgrades.
Companies invest in enterprise risk management to identify, analyze, respond to and monitor risks and opportunities in their internal and external environments. These investments maximize opportunities, help avoid nasty surprises and provide reasonable assurance on the achievement of the ...
After 50 years working with a range of companies—as well as founding and running my own company, J.D. Power and Associates—I have observed a good deal, and come away with a few thoughts about how to have the best shot at success in business.
I may be getting cynical in my old age, but honesty is a rare thing these days. It seems to be getting more difficult to find honest people, especially when it comes to business. Each day we read about another scandal involving another fraudster, corrupt politician or criminal motivated by greed.
Last year was the 500th anniversary of the publication of one of the most significant books on political theory ever written, The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Just how evil do many people view the treatise as? Consider that this book alone is responsible for bringing the word “Machiavellian” ...
Do you remember your childhood fears of a monster in your closet? You were afraid because the closet was a dark, cavernous space and you did not know what might lurk within it. The monster in your contracts closet ...