In compliance, metrics are essential. But what if the available numbers don’t tell the whole story? In this talk by Mona Chalabi, learn three ways to root out bad statistics before you rely on them to your detriment.

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BY DAVID DOBOLYI INTRODUCTION Compliance and ethics (“C&E”) programs are organizational policies put in place to promote law abiding and ethical conduct. To be effective, they must be supported by procedures, communications efforts, and cultural attributes. While the principal drivers for such programs are laws and regulations which offer leniency to companies with good C&E programs, there are…

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As vaccines roll out, recipients look forward to reconnecting with family and friends. But as vaccinations reach more working adults, business leaders need a plan to bring virtual staff back to work safely. No one wants their facility re-opening to be a super-spreader event. Informed and pre-planned safety should guide your planning. While vaccination gives…

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Today, more than ever, companies large and small are conducting business all over the world, so it begs the question: what happens when businesses transfer personal data across borders? Here to help us understand how US companies safeguard their EU customers’ data is Frances Henderson, Director of Privacy Initiatives and Bryant Fry, Deputy Director of…

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How to build and sustain an organization whose employees are happy, motivated, and ethical remains one of the most complex, elusive questions confronting business leaders. Organizational culture is determined by the interaction of systems, norms, and values, all of which influence behavior.  Much discussion of organizational culture still focuses on structural changes to corporate governance…

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Excerpt from Kristy Grant-Hart’s How to be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer: Learn the Secrets of Influence, Motivation and Persuasion to Become an In-Demand Business Asset (Brentham House 2015). Grant-Hart’s decision tree demonstrates how businesses can best work with a compliance officer. I developed the Compliance Officer Decision Tree after dealing with a high-ranking corporate…

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The following excerpt from Kristy Grant-Hart’s How to be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer: Learn the Secrets of Influence, Motivation and Persuasion to Become an In-Demand Business Asset (Brentham House 2015) was written with compliance officers in mind. But her words are equally applicable to executives and managers who want to make ethics and law…

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Q: What is a compliance program and does my business need one? A: A compliance program is made up of company policies and procedures intended to reduce the possibility of legal consequences, such as regulatory fines or lawsuits. Any simple step can be part of a compliance program. For instance, if the city requires paper recycling,…

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