Let’s take a look at your Compliance Program…a good close look. My guess is there are a host of annoyances that are slowly draining the life out of it. Taken individually, they’re mundane enough to want to hit the snooze button. “I’ll take care of this after I put out this fire…after I get a […]
Tag: Code of Conduct
Training is a crucial element of an effective Ethics Program…specifically training that maps back to your Code of Conduct. For your Ethics Program to succeed you must train your managers, employees, and third parties on relevant laws, regulations, internal policies, and prohibited conduct.
An effective Code of Conduct serves as a central guide and reference for users in their of day-to-day decision making. It clarifies an organization’s mission, values and principles, tying them directly to standards and expectations of professional conduct. Think of it as a table of contents used to easily find relevant policies, training and other resources related to ethics topics within your […]
YOUR MISSION: DO THE RIGHT THING. You constantly focus on nurturing an ethical workforce, but it’s a daunting task. Regulations are changing by the day. Your workforce is changing by the day as well…growing, hiring, retiring. It most likely spans many cultures and generations.
Let’s be honest, how many of us feel like we have a good handle on social media as it relates to our compliance programs? Or, how about the basics of cell phone use (camera, video, etc.)? Many of us are still struggling with these issues, which involve technology innovations that are already 10 years […]
Ethics: a: moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behavior. b: the moral correctness of specified conduct. c: the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles So how do you start transforming your “have to” (compliance) culture into a “should do” (ethics) culture?