Travis Kalanick, Uber’s combative, and arrogant CEO is no model ethical leader. His apparent “shock horror” at finding lack of respect for employees as rampant under his regime does not convince. To Kalanick, business results out rank everything else. Integrity seems in short supply. Whether its treatment of women or […]
Most companies claim to have important values. In the best ones these drive the organisation, guiding both direction and culture. Yet as Enron demonstrated, boasting about values is easy. Making them come alive, and sustaining them is far harder. One leading global communication company for example, call its values “Guiding […]
Andrew Leigh meets Rohit Malik, Aon Hewitt’s HR Leader in India Aon employs over 72000 people worldwide. As we’re looking at ethical leadership, does anyone in the company actually talk about ethics? Rohit Malik, Aon HR Director: We have a clear focus on operating with ethics and maintaining zero tolerance […]
According to a new, and well researched report from ECI, there are five core purposes behind any really effective compliance program, regardless of the industry sector. These purposes are “beyond compliance”, that is they are not confined to a mere “tick box” approach. Ensure the organisation sustains its integrity and […]
Sometimes a one page summary just won’t do. This comprehensive report from Thomson Reuters presents the State of Regulatory Reform 2016 and goes both deep and wide. It traverses the entire landscape of international regulatory reform, with mainly easy-to-follow analysis. Plunging into the full 35 page report may feel a […]
Martin Shkreli, has been called the most hated man in America. CEO of a tiny company Turing Pharmaceuticals, he had bought the lifesaving prescription drug Daraprim from its owner Impax Laboratories. He promptly hiked the price 5,455% from $13.50 a pill to $750. He has since resigned from his job […]
Turbo charge E&C programs explains the five actions a company can take to make its activities more effective in this area.
Let’s talk about noodles! Food giant Nestle in India, is currently battling to preserve its instant noodles brand Maggi. This is a long-standing favourite of millions of consumers. Surprising evidence the noodles contained unsafe levels of lead and traces of monosodium glutamate (MSG) has proved a direct challenge to the […]