COMMUNICATIONS

Are your employees calling the shots on ethics?

Speaking up: after 32 years, reality finally caught up with Ray Kelvin. Staff put the controversial, long-serving CEO on the spot over “forced hugging.” Some 2,500 staff dared  to speak up, signing a petition protesting the CEO’s intrusive actions. After three decades in power the serial hugger reluctantly stepped down […]

ethical leadership

Does the ethical public relations leader exist?

Revelations about the PR firm Bell Pottinger, again raise the issue of what exactly is an ethical business leader?  Reports suggest this firm earned £100,000 a month in fees, running a secret campaign to stir up racial tension on behalf of its billionaire clients. Now the firm’s own future is […]

Gravitas meter

Charisma Work Out # 13: Gravitas

  “I recently interviewed for director level job and passed all criteria except one; gravitas (or lack of).” Source: https://tinyurl.com/q9au5m3 Do you advise on compliance or some aspect of ethics in a company? If so, you may well talk to senior people, or even the Board, while not perhaps being […]