What we’re reading: factulness, bad blood, human risk …

9th May 2019By Ruth SWhat we're reading

Factfulness I am currently reading Factfulness by the late Hans Rosling – and the very current Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund. It has some interesting insights topical for Ethical Business Practice. They’re about blame and urgency (see chapters 9-10).  For example: “…blame drives us to attribute more power and influence to individuals than they deserve, … Read More

Is it time to replace the Financial Reporting Council?

8th January 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Regulation, What we're reading

We welcomed the New Board Effectiveness Guidance from the Financial Reporting Council that came out last year. And we’re reading the Independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) with interest. It contains far reaching recommendations, saying it is time to replace the FRC with a new body, called the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority. The … Read More

What we’re reading now

1st October 2018By Ruth SThoughts, What we're reading

An excerpt from AretéWork Quarterly – sign up here to receive the next issue. Behaviour and Culture in the Irish Retail Banks issued by the Central Bank of Ireland and written in collaboration with the DNB (De Nederlandsche Bank). The report focuses on culture at the senior levels of the 5 largest Irish banks, particularly in … Read More

What we’re reading now

6th July 2018By Ruth SThoughts, What we're reading

Firms of Endearment – ‘How world-class companies profit from passion and purpose’. FCA Discussion Paper Transforming Culture in Financial Services – a compendium of essays on the subject, relevant to all sectors Regulating for Ethical Culture in Behavioral Science & Policy – “In ‘Regulating for ethical culture,’ Linda Trevino, Jon Haidt & Azish Filabi review … Read More