How does your company deal with the question of fairness in its corporate compliance program? I thought about that question while reading an article in The New York Times (NYT) entitled “That Eternal Question of Fairness” by Nancy Koehn. In her article, Koehn discusses Paul Woodruff’s book, The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness and Rewards, which considers how a company might distribute rewards to its employees “without damaging the larger community.”
Ryan Braun’s steroid suspension was overturned because his urine sample was not handled in compliance with MLB’s testing protocol. As important as it is to have a written process in place, it is just as important to follow the process. Thomas Fox discusses why this matters and how you can build employee trust in your compliance program.