Ethics in financial services webinar
Financial services consist of a range array of activities that safeguard and deploy financial assets with billions of financial transactions taking place every day. This large volume of financial activity creates opportunities for misconduct. As recently as July 2019 a high-profile financial advisor allegedly misappropriated R100 million from investors ...
Want to improve your company culture? Try happiness
In his book The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor explores the role of positive psychology in the workplace. Most of us operate with the assumption that success leads to increased happiness, but Achor’s research proves the opposite. Successful people at work don’t succeed because they want to be happier, they succeed ...
Loyalty – A destructive comfort zone
Leon van Vuuren, The Ethics Institute
Referring to a potential decision on the longevity of the office of the current Public Protector, Ralph Mathekga posed the question as to where the loyalty of the ANC caucus will lie when a decision about this needs to be made in mid-March (News24 ...
Developments in the law of vicarious liability
Is your company as ethical as it seems?
Picture this. You are the newly promoted vice president of business development at an oil company. Your first assignment is to land an oil field services contract abroad. The process is arduous, negotiations are tough, and you’re working against a tight deadline. When you submit a tender to ...
International – ECI’s Global Business Ethics Survey: The plusses and minuses
Corruption, Crime & Compliance (The Volkov Group)
The Ethics and Compliance Initiative is a terrific organization that provides important ethics and compliance insights and leadership. Starting in 1994, ECI has conducted a longitudinal, cross-section study of workplace conduct. ECI recently issued its sixteenth GBES results, which provide important ...