2018 Global Business Ethics Survey®2020-10-16T16:15:08-04:00
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2018 Global Business Ethics Survey™

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The fourth report of a four-part series in 2018.Interpersonal Misconduct in the Workplace What It Is, How It Occurs and What You Should Do About It

The third report of a four-part series in 2018.

Building Companies where Values and Ethical Conduct Matter

The second report of a four-part series in 2018:

Measuring the Impact of E&C Programs

The first report of a four-part series in 2018:

The State of Ethics & Compliance in the Workplace

Never before have employees revealed so much about the impact of an E&C program, and the positive return for E&C program investment.

DECEMBER 2018 REPORT: Interpersonal Misconduct in the
Workplace: What It Is, How It Occurs and What You Should Do About It

A decade ago, companies made headlines for problems such as bribery, financial manipulation, and fraud. The attention has shifted, though. For the past year, mistreatment of employees, especially abusive behavior, sexual harassment and discrimination, has joined data privacy as a critical issue of our time. #MeToo and #TimesUp have given a name to the larger effort to unearth problems that have festered and to find a path towards safer more respectful workplaces. Efforts to expose the issues have uncovered repetitive patterns of interpersonal misconduct in organizations around the world.

"Certain organizations may be reluctant to address interpersonal misconduct because it is seen as "messy" and of less importance than issues of integrity such as fraud or corruption. This is inappropriate and a mistake: how a company respects individuals and addresses these types of issues often has a major impact on the overall ethical climate. Sincerity and courage are key."

-Emmanuel Lulin, SVP & Chief Ethics Officer, L'Oréal

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Ethics, Compliance & Speaking Up - Winning & Losing the Culture War

Tuesday, January 5, 2021|

When employees hear the words “ethics” or “compliance”, what do you think their reaction is? When you ask an employee if they have integrity, nearly everyone will say yes. But will they “Speak Up” when they come across bad behavior? Do they know ethics and compliance is on their side?

Pressure in the Workplace: Risk Factors and Tips to Reduce Pressure

Friday, November 6, 2020|

In today's organizations, employees can find themselves strapped with more responsibilities, expanding goals and tightening deadlines. When you add these factors up, it can often lead to an increase in pressure to compromise ethical and organizational values. How many of today's employees are experiencing pressure in the workplace? What effects

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