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4 C’s to Increase the Value of Internal Audit

Posted by - July 20, 2018
Ensuring the Effectiveness of a Risk-Based Audit Plan Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach explores how to bolster internal audit’s efforts in providing recommendations that are strong, actionable and in keeping with the board’s expectations. We’ve always believed that boards should ensure that their organizations maximize the full potential of internal audit. There…
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Organizations Increase Compliance Training for Boards Following High-Profile Sexual Harassment Scandals

Posted by - July 19, 2018
Training for boards jumps by nearly 30 percent compared with 2017 findings, but major training gaps persist despite a volatile ethics and compliance environment Portland, OR (July 19, 2018) – Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® today announced the release of findings from its 2018 Training Benchmark Report.…
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Using Culture to Manage Complexity and Ethical Risk

Posted by - July 18, 2018
An Introduction to the Strategic Culture Framework The high complexity and rapid change organizations face today make it more difficult for people to make sound decisions. Ethical behavior is highly influenced by the context in which people operate. This is why organizations must re-architect the context (culture) in which employees…
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5 Essential Strategies to Improve Workplace Culture

Posted by - July 9, 2018
Go Beyond Training to Imbue the Company’s Values Starbucks has been in the headlines lately as its corporate leaders work to show real commitment to change through racial bias training for staff at more than 8,000 stores nationwide. But a single day of training isn’t enough. Piyush Patel, an expert…
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3 Reasons Your Business is Failing at Corporate Governance

Posted by - July 6, 2018
And What You Can Do About It With Audi’s CEO arrested for fraud, it’s time to shine the spotlight on corporate governance. Inexperienced leaders, confusion over the role of governance and a lack of commitment means that time and time again, we see the same mistakes made by companies across…
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The Same Old Workplace Training Won’t Cut It

Posted by - June 21, 2018
Addressing Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era, Part 4 What has your organization done to ensure employees understand your commitment to a respectful, harassment-free workplace? How do you ensure leaders are sending the right messages? The fourth and final byline in our series will address those questions. with co-author Sadina Montani…
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Top Risks Facing General Counsel in 2018

Posted by - March 30, 2018
Common Concerns for CLOs In the past, the law department was positioned solely as advisors on legal problems, but this year brings the chief legal officer’s role as a key business strategist to the forefront. While chief legal officers and general counsel work for companies of varying sizes within different…

The Role of HR in Compliance

Posted by - March 30, 2018
Q&A with Alonzo Martinez, Associate Counsel, Compliance at HireRight Today we are pleased to share an interview between Alonzo Martinez of HireRight and CCI’s Publisher, Maurice Gilbert. Alonzo shares his thoughts on some of the key staffing- and employment-related challenges companies currently face. Maurice Gilbert: How did you get started…
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The Power of Whistleblowers in the Modern Age

Posted by - March 23, 2018
Lessons Learned from the Trenches The #MeToo and #TimesUpNow social media campaigns sparked a movement to expose intimidating behavior and sexual assault in the workplace. Because of the resulting paradigm shift, harassed employees are empowered to speak up about wrongdoings. Corporate investigators Amy Conway-Hatcher and Bridget Moore discuss the need…
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5 Ways to Encourage Discretionary Effort

Posted by - March 16, 2018
Building a Culture of Excellence Star performers often have an innate, internal drive to exceed expectations. It’s a tough thing to cultivate, but relatively easy to quash. Leaders should be careful not to stymie this quality in their teams. Linda Henman offers five tips to encourage “discretionary” effort. Years ago,…
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How to Promote a Risk-Aware Climate in a Risk-Averse Environment

Posted by - February 16, 2018
with co-author Chris Matlock Making the Investment to Shift Risk Culture Risk culture, though difficult to define, is one of the most mentioned topics by Fortune 500 executives and for regulators across several industries. However, despite this visibility in quarterly calls, creating, measuring and influencing risk culture continues to defy…
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The Learning Mindset

Posted by - January 31, 2018
Many leaders have trouble making tough calls and find themselves stalled by indecision and good intentions. Developing a learning mindset can help them do better.