We all come to work with our own moral code and set of values. But sometimes we have trouble voicing them when someone in a position of power asks something that, in our personal lives, we’d see as “wrong.”
Listen to LRN colleagues as they confront the latest ethics and compliance issues plaguing businesses around the globe.
With decades of experience helping companies navigate regulatory environments, running ethics and compliance programs, and inspiring employee engagement, these experts, moderated by Michael Bramnick, will provice you with innovative insights, anecdotes, and sound solutions to move your organization towards a values-based culture.
There is a revolving door of news headlines on questionable corporate ethics and company leaders behaving poorly. The companies change but unfortunately the actions do not. The latest headline involves deceitful practices in information gathering by News Corp reporters. The result is the closure of one of the largest U.K. publications, the News of the World.
Recently, Marie Hardin found herself asking what advice would Arthur W. Page give to those corporations mired in the midst of trouble? His name is not well known to the general public, but Page was a pioneer in corporate public relations.
When we’re faced with those ambiguous choices where the “right” path is unclear or will produce some painful consequences, where do we turn? If our company has a code of conduct or mission statement, we can look at that and ask, “If I am living up to this credo, what will I do?” But first and foremost, we must turn to our own code of conduct, the values and ethics we regard as important to us personally.
We are in control of our own values and rules, and we must build our own ethical code of conduct, our road map for the high road to success. How do we do that? Ethics expert Frank Bucaro has your answer.
Ethics expert Frank Bucaro uses the Battle at the Alamo, a powerful story in Texas history, to illustrate a point about our moral compasses. We will all be forced to make difficult decisions at some point in our career, Frank gives us a few things to do to prepare for that crossroads.
Jim Nortz discusses the dilemma facing business leaders of finding that “golden mean” between the carrot and stick that maximizes productivity.
In his latest featured column, James Bone describes how restoring fundamental principles of fiduciary responsibility, the prudent man rule, may in fact be the tools that financial institutions and corporations need to repair trust in the marketplace.