Guest posts are by people with something to say


Guest posts first appear in the main feature section of the home page. Later they move to this page as a permanent resource and within our archives. 

Brad Borkan is co-author of When Your Life Depends on It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic, Terra Nova Press, ISBN 9781945312052. Brad’s website is In his latest post Brad looks at the Early Antarctic explorers and how they can still help today’s business leaders

Barbara Kimmel

Barbara Brooks Kimmel is CEO & Co-founder Trust across America-Trust around the World. In her latest post she asks: Can We measure trustworthy business? 


Warrick Harniess is Managing Director at Scandinavia Stories?. In his latest post: What Can We Do About the Madness of Many? and draws attention to the tendency for people to self deceive.


Dr Attracta Lagan is one of the founding directors of the Australian Ethical Investment Movement; a founding director of the Australian Futures Foundation and founding director of consulting services for the St James Ethics Centre. In her latest post for she explores: How to help employees engage with a code of conduct


Andre van Heerden  raises the important issue Has technology corrupted leadership? He heads the corporate leadership programme The Power of Integrity™, and is author of several books on leadership including Leaders and Misleaders, and Leading like you mean it. You can reach him at or on LinkedIn.

Katherine Teh-White of Futyureye

Katherine Teh-White, Managing Director, Futureye explains the importance of companies having a social licence to operate and gives a working examples of what this means in practice.

Keith Edmonds

Outrage: the alternative to a Social Licence Keith Edmonds, Consultant at Coverdale Organisation Ltd. From his many years as a practising consultant Keith shares his views on why company ethical codes often fail to deliver Why Ethical Codes Crash and Burn


Richard Bistrong Can a sales or business  development person succeed around the world, while staying on the path of  an anti-bribery and ethical program? Richard Bistrong makes the case for understanding how incentives can sometimes do the opposite of what’s intended.

Rick Keller

Rick Keller, Executive Coach Surveys come and go. The American Management Association’s HRI Global Ethics Survey from 2005 helped identify and understand the real influences on business ethics in organizations. What drives business to behave ethically?


Linda Fisher Thornton, Chief Executive Officer of Leading in Contextdescribes how to avoid fragmenting the approach to ethical leadership Pulling the fragments of ethical leadership together


Donna Boehme Principal, Compliance Strategists LLC, RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance, Corporate Counsel has some deep thoughts about how to change bank cultures. Let’s skip the crying bankers: deep thoughts about bank culture


Prof. Dr. Christoph Luetge, Chair of Business Ethics, Technical University of Munich uses a famous Hollywood movie to show ethical leadership in action. Good ethical leaders are not always right says Luetge, but they must keep an open mind. Ethical Leadership and the Virtue of Error Tolerance

Jim Nortz

Guest post from  Jim Nortz, Compliance & Ethics Consultant and Educator, Institute for Priority Thinking & EthicsPoll A Cure for Compliance “Groundhog Day”

Bradshaw of IBE

Katherine Bradshaw, Communications Manager, Institute of Business Ethics asks More investment in ethics, but where is it going?

Ireland, M

Margaret Ireland, Lead Analyst, Ethics & Compliance Group, at National Grid, Syracuse, New York Area How US National Grid jealously guards its ethical reputation  


Bruce Anderson, Chief Ethics Officer for Health Net, Inc Managing Complexity and Ethical Decision Making 

Kai Peters of Ashridge

Kai Peters, Chief Executive of Ashridge Business School, UK How ready are business leaders to lead in an ethical way?

Mary Gentile of GVV

Mary C. Gentile PhD, Director, Babson College Action not intellectual debate drives Giving Voice to Values


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