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Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?   

Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?  

The simple letters CEO once said it all. They meant you were top of the greasy pole and mainly there to deliver profits for shareholders. Nowadays though, C-E-O  means playing many roles, wearing multiple hats and delivering varied results. For example, most senior leaders of large corporations readily talk about the […]

ANALYSIS : Ten ethical Leadership lessons from GSK Saga

ANALYSIS : Ten ethical Leadership lessons from GSK Saga

Just occasionally a useful e-book sneaks out that mainstream publishers have failed to ensnare. Thomas Fox’s “The Dénoument”, which explores the many implications of the GSK scandal in China, is one of them. In 50 pages of facts and informed  interpretations he unravels the latest twists in a saga worthy […]

ANALYSIS: Performance Management  for an Ethical Culture

ANALYSIS: Performance Management for an Ethical Culture

With additional comments by compliance expert Richard Bistrong Checking up on employees to see they’re doing their job well is in disarray. Most managers hate doing annual performance reviews. Many completely fail to do it properly or at all. Those on the receiving end of appraisals–to give performance management yet another […]

Why breaking up banks could be good for bank ethics

Why breaking up banks could be good for bank ethics

News that J.P.Morgan Chase is calculating the costs and benefits of breaking itself up has little to do with bank ethics. Yet better ethical behaviour could be one of the real gains from such an action, which is also apparently being considered in regulatory circles for other big banks too. […]