What is the right way to speak truth to power? Stories about workplace courage often talk about the people fighting for positive change ending up ostracised, or losing their jobs. However, most acts of courage don’t come from whistle-blowers or organisational martyrs. They come from respected insiders at all levels who take action because they believe it’s the right thing to do. And in doing so, they may in fact see their status rise.
Harvard Business Review Magazine, Nov–Dec 2018See More
Whistleblowing expert Sally McDow and Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership Lead Moderator Peter Mares talk about the potential pitfalls created by the temporary relaxation of rules which allow organisations to be nimble in their response to the crisis, the importance of a strong and effective whistleblowing process, and how to avoid hearing about your problems for the first time in the media.
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There is increasingly an expectation that desire individuals will be held accountable for the outcomes of toxic cultures. But how can that be achieved in a fair and sustainable way? CEO Vanessa Pigrum doesn’t “think stricter laws or regulations are going to address cultural issues. You cannot regulate for every occurrence, or every cultural development.” So by what other means can people be held to account?
HRM online, 16 October 2019
We rely on our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers to care for us and our families in times of need, but what happens in times of crisis, when delivering that care isn’t quite so straightforward? When an already strained system is placed under acute pressure the decisions made in hospitals become even more consequential than…See More