This year, organizations are navigating unprecedented challenges with COVID-19 causing a disruption in where and how some employees work. Conversations about race, discrimination and social justice have come to the forefront of public discourse due in part to the killing of George Floyd earlier this year, which set off worldwide protests that continue to this day. How have these new challenges and conversations changed the workplace? Are employees in organizations reporting the same types
Earlier this year, Hiltrud Werner, Board of Management, Integrity & Legal Affairs for Volkswagen AG, gave an insightful keynote presentation at ECI's IMPACT Virtual Ethics and Compliance Conference. Werner's presentation delivered a detailed look at Volkswagen AG's Together4Integrity (T4I) program, a strategic undertaking that strives to ensure ethics and compliance is top of mind across all business sectors and to position the organization as a role model for integrity. Volkswagen AG is staunchly transparent and
Hearing from your employees is always important, and now is no different. In fact, with many employees working remotely or differently, it is more important than ever to check-in with your employees and assesses their experiences with the changing workplace. Below are the top 5 reasons why it is essential to conduct an employee survey now, even during the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the workplace changes it has thrust upon organizations.1. You don’t know
What was unimaginable a year ago has occurred: a group of employees actually took to the streets in 10 cities around the country, protesting that their company has not done enough to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Leadership, they said, should provide stronger policies, more training for managers, a more effective way to report incidents, and a committee dedicated to addressing sexual harassment issues. The story took me aback...employees protesting because they actually want
Reading Time: 3 minutes Fact: diversity improves workplace output. But it also translates into compliance program success. Read here to learn how!
Reading Time: 5 minutes By 2050, there will be no racial or ethnic majorities in the US. How is your business preparing to leverage diversity and align for the future?