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Behavioral Ethics and Whistleblowing

In “A Behavioral Economics Perspective on Compliance, https://research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/publications/a-behavioural-economics-perspective-on-compliance Shahryar Banuri (University of East Anglia) “reviews the behavioural economics perspective on compliance with rules (broadly) and with whistle-blowing and antitrust compliance (more specifically) culminating in a series of recommendations for organizations seeking to improve compliance and detection of potential infringements of the […]

Behavioral ethics and “middle-aged” compliance programs

In my latest column in the FCPA Blog  I consider  how behavioral ethics can re-energize “middle-aged” compliance programs. I hope you find it useful.

2022 behavioral ethics and compliance index

While in the more than ten years of its existence the COI Blog  has been devoted primarily to examining conflicts of interest it has also run quite a few posts on what behavioral ethics might mean for corporate compliance and ethics programs. Below is an updated version of a topical  index to […]

Behavioral ethics in an age of ESG

We are entering an era of  unprecedented Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) imperatives  This could be hugely beneficial  to millions of people in many ways. But those involved in ESG efforts (and others) need to be aware of the dangers of “moral licensing.” As described in Rational Wiki: “Moral licensing […]

A behavioral ethics and compliance primer

Published by Ethical Systems.

President Biden and behavioral ethics

One of the key findings of the behavioral ethics field is that it is easier to act unethically to an anonymous individual than a known one. As described in this paper by Deborah A. Small and George Loewenstein,  in one study “subjects were more willing to compensate others who lost money when […]

2021 behavioral ethics and compliance index

While in the more than nine years of its existence the COI Blog  has been devoted primarily to examining conflicts of interest it has also run quite a few posts on what behavioral ethics might mean for corporate compliance and ethics programs. Below is an updated version of a topical  index to these […]

Have you checked your behavioral externalities?

In The Case for Adding Darwin to Behavioral Economics posted on the Ethical Systems web site,  Robert H. Frank  of Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management writes: I use the term “behavioral externalities” to describe choices that affect social environments… Because social environments influence us so profoundly, both for good […]

Behavioral ethics and the road ahead

With the Supreme Court twice this week refusing to hear challenges by the Trump campaign to various results of the Presidential election, hopefully the country can move forward full steam ahead in addressing the many daunting tasks it faces. But in what spirit shall it do so? Personally, I have […]

Behavioral ethics and compliance to the rescue?

A colleague once voiced the view that the C&E field was “out of energy and out of ideas.”  I have often been of the same mind but am cheered by the advent in recent years  of “behavioral ethics and compliance” The need for new C&E ideas was recently articulated in […]