Whistleblower policies are the pillars of any organization, providing a mechanism for internal control systems and compliance. Without transparency about wrongdoings, a company can fall apart quickly as they face scandal and financial and legal repercussions beyond repair.
What is a Whistleblower Helpline? FAQs The term whistleblowing has been part of our lingo for many years. Previous connotations of the word would include snitch, rat, tattle tale. Any variation of what some would consider a person who wants to get someone else in trouble by volunteering information about that person of a sensitive or illegal nature. Today, many businesses may shy away from a 'whistleblower hotline' due to the perception that the very word may still invoke some negative connotations.
Scandals come in various magnitudes and can plague an organization’s reputation, leading to severe legal and financial consequences. As businesses increasingly compete in the global market, new risks can arise with different stakeholders that must be identified and managed appropriately. Let's explore some anti-corruption compliance best practices to ensure that your company takes a strong stance against misconduct to avoid detrimental repercussions.
How robust are your policies and procedures? As innovations and contemporary ideals push companies to become even greater than they already are, the tools needed to complete these possibilities are already within reach. Proven policies and comprehensive procedures build the foundation of various industries, outlining the fabric of what is required to succeed. These methods handle everything from day-to-day operations to the treatment of irregularities, giving employees the essentials needed to fulfill their jobs and bolster the companies they work for.
Quiet Quitting: Causes, Impact, and Strategies for Employers Quiet quitting may have employers a little worried about their company's culture, and more than a little motivated to do something about it. The reality is, the older generation is leaving the workplace and being replaced with a younger generation with a different set of principles, expectations, wants and needs. The latest reality check to many businesses is this concept of 'quietly quitting'. Originally coined at a Texas A&M economics symposium on diminishing ambitions in Venezuela on September 17th 2009 by Economist Mark Boldger, it's now a term we see everywhere.
Do men get the same level of scrutiny as women? There are 7.8 billion inhabitants on Earth and women are the majority. Yet each day brings a new fight, big or small, to the daily agenda. Women have always had to fight a little bit harder than their male counterparts to achieve equality when it comes to wages, perceptions, advantages, opportunities, etc. We've been fighting this fight for hundreds of years. But the recent ousting of one of the most recognized faces in Canadian television due to the colour of her hair, lit a renewed fire under those who continue to fight for women's equality and empowerment.