Headline: “AT&T wins ethics award – and three hours later the company gets tied to Michael Cohen’s money mess.” The award was “based on process, not performance”, said the organization granting the award. Now, imagine if the hospital where you are about to get your surgery says: “Top surgical center! Based on how often our … Continue reading Measuring Ethics
On April 10, 1933, during a meeting with a German ministry official in charge of university matters, a delegation of deans and professors from Freiburg University were “reminded that dismissals of Jewish faculty members had to be carried out promptly.” The professors pledged that “the decree would be loyally implemented.” By April 12, at 10 … Continue reading Our Voices Matter
While many corporations collect data to analyze and predict their customers’ behaviors, they do not do so with their own behaviors. The world is becoming increasingly aware of how data and technology can be used to predict and influence purchasing and voting behavior. The question is: why are they not being used to prevent and … Continue reading A Tale of Two Data Sets
Due to the interest in my article on the "Seven Signs of Ineffective Compliance Programs", I have done a slightly expanded version upon request. = = = = = = Over the years of designing, implementing, evaluating, and improving compliance programs, I have come to recognize indicators of what I believe to be ineffective and … Continue reading Seven Signs of Ineffective Compliance Programs – Expanded
Seven Signs of Ineffective Compliance Programs
Third party due diligence is a constant topic in corporate compliance. Almost always the process begins with input from the third party to provide information about itself: a questionnaire. Just how reliable is this foundational data? Problem with 3P DDQs
The posters, phone lines, and websites do not motivate people to report: people’s own sense of wrong, responsibility, and personal cost do. It’s the human factor where efforts need to be begin. For full post, click here.