9th Annual Anti-Bribery & Corruption Forum

The AMLP’s 9th Annual Anti-Bribery & Corruption Forum is going to be held virtually over two afternoons on the 4th – 5th of November 2020. Here are some of the speakers.

‘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”

‘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…’”

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

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