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How to cure wilful blindness

How to cure wilful blindness

There’s a disease eating away at many organisations. It has many names, but the best of them is “wilful blindness.” Another is conscious avoidance or ostrich tendency. Whatever you choose to call this insidious behaviour it’s about not asking too many questions, refusing to know and acknowledge what’s going on […]

Wake me up when the training’s over!

Wake me up when the training’s over!

At a recent London conference on compliance and ethics, the data protection and privacy officer from a leading media company gave a presentation. Reading out his entire one hour talk, eyes down and never engaging with his audience, it was probably one of the most boring performances ever to have been […]

Does your compliance training make an ethical difference?

Does your compliance training make an ethical difference?

Training takes a large slice of of most companies’ compliance budgets, anything from a quarter to a half. So is it effective? [1] Measuring training effectiveness remains a weakness of many conventional L&D programmes and compliance and ethical training seems no different.  However, the escalating cost of compliance work is […]