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Can we measure trustworthy business behavior?

Can we measure trustworthy business behavior?

Guest post from Barbara Brooks Kimmel, CEO & Cofounder Trust across America-Trust around the World Where does trust come from, what does it really mean, and why is it so important in business?  As a former CEO once told me, most leaders are too busy dousing day-to-day fires to give […]

The 8 Trends shaping the future of GRC

The 8 Trends shaping the future of GRC

Peering into the future is a mugs game. Get it right and nobody will remember your perceptive insights. Get it wrong and it’s probably too late for anyone to care. Still, somebody must try to clear the undergrowth a bit. Some effort needs to be made to see ahead and […]

What does “Doing what’s right” really mean?

What does “Doing what’s right” really mean?

“I did what I thought was right, given the circumstances, given my knowledge at the time, given the pressures on me at the time.” Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding leader. “Doing what’s right” lies at the heart of ethical leadership. In business there’s always room for debate about what this means […]

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

“We’re here to make money” That remains the over-arching driving force behind most businesses, and in some ways it’s right. A commercial business making no profit is either going  broke, or is some kind of welfare case. But while making a profit is important, this can never be the sole […]