Toning by example. Because everyone is in it together! Employees will learn what's acceptable workplace behaviour by taking cues from leadership. How a leader conducts themselves in the workplace plays a part in how a company culture is created within an organization. If management doesn't lead with integrity, employees are not likely to report on any unethical conduct. Here's five reasons why:
Whistleblowing helps discourage wrongdoing! One of the best ways to minimize internal risk is to create an environment where employees feel like they are able to come forward and report wrongdoing, without being punished.
Government staff should be able to report corruption or wrongdoing without potential repercussions to their career.
There's a new form of harassment in the workplace showing its head. Ego Mail is a relatively newer activity, now classified as a proverbial 'thing', and it's on the rise. It's a potential 'red flag' companies need to be on the lookout for, that falls under the abuse and harassment category of ethical violations.
Stop fraud in its tracks! By now, most of us are waking from a winter deep freeze, depending on where you call home. This time year brings dust and grime that needs to be dealt with. So there's no time like the present to dust off the ol' fraud prevention policy and get yourselves reaquainted with it. So grab your dusters and mops and roll up your sleeves. Let's make sure you've got your fraud policies in working order.
Finally, justice on BC university campuses The recent history of violence, sexual assault, and harassment at many universities prompted the province to introduced legislation requiring universities to have sexual misconduct policies in place by May 2017.