‘Compliance Trainings’

For years, employees have been yawning their way through interminable “compliance trainings” on a variety of subjects. Some of the earlier efforts insulted their intelligence. Others portrayed villains who for some reason were always either British or Latin American. Cultural insensitivity was only one of the issues I have long had with many e-learning andContinue reading “‘Compliance Trainings’”

The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic

In this impromptu episode of Christian Hunt’s Human Risk Podcast, Richard Bistrong, Christian and I discuss the ethics of holding an in-person event at the time of a pandemic. The discussion arose because the three of us were due to attend an Ethics Conference together next month. That Conference has now been switched to becomeContinue reading “The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic”

3 Useful Questions in Dispute Resolution

I’ve just been reading through a recent report from my long-time collaborator professor Christopher Hodges. It is full of insights, here’s just one quick highlight: Every dispute resolution pathway should be reviewed against its ability to provide satisfactory answers to three questions: How do people identify and access information, advice, support, and assistance in solvingContinue reading “3 Useful Questions in Dispute Resolution”

Download: Ethical Business Practice & Regulation – A new paradigm for business and regulation

Professor Chris Hodges and I have cover story in the latest issue of SOFHT FOCUS. Download and share Here’s a printable PDF of the article Ethical Business Practice & Regulation – A new paradigm for business and regulation. And read the full magazine online – and be sure to follow @sofhtb78 too. Want to stay tunedContinue reading “Download: Ethical Business Practice & Regulation – A new paradigm for business and regulation”

‘If you want someone to do something, then make it easier…’

One of the points I am constantly making when speaking to audiences large and small is that complicated policies, procedures, guidance, etc are ineffective. This is one of the reasons that values are often more effective than rules. It isn’t necessary to give complicated instructions to ensure that people don’t work around it like youContinue reading “‘If you want someone to do something, then make it easier…’”

3 Quick Quotes from the Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap

3 Quick Quotes from the Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap “We are here to discuss the intersection of risk, innovation and regulation and the role of integrity and compliance in helping the Board successfully navigate these treacherous but critical waters.” “Compliance can only grow in a strong ethical culture. A strongContinue reading “3 Quick Quotes from the Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap”

Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap

As part of a moderated, but informally structured conversation, our speakers will discuss how to help legal advisers set a firm board agenda for innovation, while managing appropriate risks. The discussion will include: How to analyse such gaps and integrate compliance into your organisation Navigate the challenge of compliance by identifying routes to value HowContinue reading “Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap”

Risky Women & The Ethics of Compliance: What’s next?

Some follow-on things you can do today following the #RefinitivSummit in Singapore – dive right in: Join the Risky Women Network Follow @kimberleycole | @RiskyWomen Subscribe to Risky Women Radio on iTunes | Spotify | Google Play About Risky Women® A global network connecting, celebrating and championing women in risk, regulation and compliance. It hasContinue reading “Risky Women & The Ethics of Compliance: What’s next?”

AretéWork Quarterly – read the latest issue…

The fourth edition of the AretéWork Quarterly it out – it has fresh news and articles that relate to Ethical Business Practice and Ethical Business Regulation. This issue looks back at the top articles from the first quarter – and looks ahead to some of the key events and conferences for the rest of 2019.Continue reading “AretéWork Quarterly – read the latest issue…”

Listen with no thought of replying

Some thoughts from one of my recent workshops… Try to be fully present without judgment. Listen with an open mind; focus on what the person is saying, not on how you are going to respond. Remember that everyone has his or her own separate reality. What might that mean for listening? Try listening to aContinue reading “Listen with no thought of replying”