In this podcast Richard Bistrong, CEO of Front-Line Anti-Bribery, talks about how leaders and organisations need to navigate the tension between the pressure to succeed and the pressure to comply. How we can make the values on the wall operational in the business. Why we should encourage conversations about real-world ethical dilemmas. Why middle managers have a crucial role in whether the message and culture of ethics will be amplified, distorted, discarded, or discounted on the front-lines.
via Leading Transformational Change, October 2020See More
Is 2020 the year purpose went mainstream? Taking an ethical stand isn’t as easy as it seems. Where the lines are drawn, how seemingly impossible ethical dilemmas are solved, and how to reconcile commerce and altruism are among the issues that arise for companies who decide to pursue “purpose” as part of their business.
via Forbes, 14 October 2020See More
Chi Luu looks at the impacts of euphemisms and indirect or coded language on perceptions of blame and responsibility, and their role in making unethical acts more acceptable.
via Jstor Daily, 30 September 2020See More
In this piece for Inside Story Cranlana’s Lead Moderator Peter Mares explore the ethics of the federal budget, and says the government needs to do more to share the risk.
Is the current taxpaying generation behaving unethically by allowing the government to amass a $213 billion deficit to inject life into the economy, and leaving others to pick up the tab?
In reality, the government had little choice but to spend on a vast scale. What might make that spending more or less ethical in intergenerational terms will depend at least partly on the effectiveness of the budget measures according to the government’s job-creation goals.
via Inside Story, 7 October 2020See More
As the Covid-19 pandemic set in, state and territory governments around Australia rapidly found crisis accommodation — usually in hotels — for around 7000 people who were sleeping rough. But the impressive speed and resolve raised a difficult question: what happens next?
The federal government has a unique opportunity to begin reshaping Australia’s housing landscape in the October budget. Lead Moderator Peter Mares explores what lessons we can learn from Finland’s successful adoption of the ‘housing first’ model.
Inside Story, 4 August 2020See More