A Deeply Embedded Ethical Culture
The Financial and Reputational Case for a Deeply Embedded Ethical Culture – October 2013 Professional Services Council article written by Jacob Blass.
Why Employee Confidential, Anonymous Reporting Mechanisms are Necessary
Like a computer network and a website, an employee hotline was once just a good idea that top companies had adopted. Now it’s become a mandatory part of doing business.
Employee Fraud Looms as Major Threat to Business Owners
Why should you care about ethics in the workplace? Well, besides it being the right thing to do, it can save you a lot of money and heartache. A company with fewer than 100 employees that experiences employee fraud suffers a median loss of $98,000, according to a 2004 study from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
How Sarbanes-Oxley Can Affect Your Organization
The late 90s and early part of this century found the country rocked by corporate scandals of an unprecedented nature. Congress mobilized to meet the crisis of shaken investor confidence by creating The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which forced publicly traded companies to adopt policies and procedures regarding fraudulent activity.
Global Trend: More Science, More Fraud
New York Times Report on the Increasing Cases of Fraud in Scientific Research
…many [public companies] have paid too little attention to