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A valuable behavioral ethics and compliance resource

The Institute of Business Ethics recently published Using Behavioural Ethics to improve your Ethics Programme, a Business Ethics Briefing. For those interested in “behavioral ethics and compliance” – a frequently addressed topic in this blog – the briefing is a must read. Among the suggestions made in this piece is: “Ethics needs to […]

Charitable contributions and behavioral ethics

In one of the all-time great episodes of Seinfeld, George falsely tells various of his colleagues around Christmas time that a charitable gift has been given in their respective names to “The Human Fund,” which prompts his boss to give George a company check for $20,000 made out to this […]

Free web cast on behavioral ethics

On Wednesday September 27 at noon Eastern Azish Filabi of Ethical Systems and I will be speaking on a behavioral ethics web cast presented by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. More information about the webcast can be found here. Azish and I hope you can join us.

Get the new behavioral ethics and compliance e-book

Ethical Systems has just published Head to Head: A conversation on behavioral science and ethics – by that organization’s CEO, Azish Filabi, and me. Click here to download it for free.

Behavioral Ethics and Compliance Index – 2017 Edition

It is that time of year – time to update the Behavioral Ethics and Compliance Index.  As with past editions, I have linked each  post to only one index topic, but most of them are relevant to several topics. Also, in the coming month, Ethical Systems will be publishing an […]

A core value for our behavioral age

Groucho Marx famously said: “Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others.” When it comes to companies committing to follow key principles to guide their behavior – what are often called “core values” – there is clearly no shortage of options. Indeed, this posting on […]

Reverse behavioral ethics

I am a member of LinkedIn and for the past few months have periodically received a message saying: “2 people in your network are using LinkedIn Sales Navigator to be more effective.” Given that I have – as I assume is the case with many members – more than 500 […]

The Wells Fargo Bank case and behavioral ethics

In 1170 King Henry II of England, unhappy with Archbishop Thomas Becket, asked of his knights: “Will no one rid me of the meddlesome priest?” Taking his words (the specifics of which have been the subject of historical dispute) as royal instruction, several of those knights assassinated the clergyman. Correctly or not, […]

Behavioral compliance: back to school edition

In the waning days of summer, here is a roundup of some recent  notable writings about using behavioral ethics to enhance corporate compliance efforts. First is a post on the Compliance and Enforcement web site by Timothy Lindon, the Chief Compliance Officer of Philip Morris International. In it, he suggests […]

Behavioral ethics as a driver of compliance

Ethical Systems has posted videos of the sessions at the recent conference on “Ethics by design.” Here’s the link to the panel with Donald Langevoort of Georgetown’s law school, Carsten Tams of Bertlesmann,  Serina Vash of NYU’s program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and me. And here’s a link to […]