Becoming a valuable resource to your board - Frank Navran
Steps to successfully navigate the new relationship between ethics & compliance officers and their board of directors
The need for other-directed ethics as embodied in a Code of Ethics - Liezl Groenewald
Why does an organisation need a Code of Ethics? Are we not all born as moral beings with sufficient moral intelligence, with no or little need for further moral education?
Some thoughts on etiquitte and ethics in golf - Willem Landman & Praveen Naidoo
We found the following amusing golfing story about former US President, Bill Clinton, on the internet written by Brian Viner of the Independent in London.
Globalisation, crime and its discontent - Willem Punt
A critical study of history tends to expose pertinent examples of mankind\'s truimphs masking hidden follies. Our truimphs always tend to be debatable, especially when viewed with the benefit of hindsight, for only then does the price of our truimphs become apparent. The truimph of capatilism is certainly not immune to this phenomenon. Thus, many argue that the truimph of capatilism over competing ideologies may have brought wealth to many but at great expense to others.
Ethical challenges for South African business - Mark Lamberti
For a business to survive and prosper, it must satisfy the reasonable requirements of all stakeholders. It follows from this simple premise that for an enterprise to be credible, each stakeholder must share a greater or lesser extent in the value it creates. This is easier said than done.
A call for moral excellence - Praveen Naidoo
For organisations to foster a climate that encourages ethically exemplary behaviour, a more comprehensive approach is needed, going beyond a punitive, legal, compliance stance, by promoting self governance.
Turning the tide of corruption in South Africa
How the Eastern Cape Province is meeting the challenge
Auditing an organisation\'s ethics - Willem Landman
In an organisation, ethics needs to be institutionalised and operational. The King II Report, drawing from other standard-setting documents, gives practical guidance in this regard, with a view to building an ethical organisational culture.
Business ethics - how do we know it works? - Willem Punt
When organisations consider investing in organisational ethics management and the creation of an Ethics Office, a standard request is: "Please quantify the reduction in risk/how much money it will save".
The Social Value of Ethical Leadership - Willem Punt
When we think of reasons why organisations should cultivate a good ethical culture, we often hear the pragmatic imperative "good ethics is good business" but in this short piece I would like to explore the social imperative "why building an ethical culture in your organisation is a vital contribution towards securing a safe political future for us all".
Ethical Risk Management - Willem Punt
Before the Second World War words like \'safety and \'quality\' control were simply not part of recognised business vocabulary. Yet today it is considered standard business practice to formally and consciously manage the safety of stakeholders as well as the quality of products and services.
Lifting the veil of negativity - the dark side of corporate governance. - Willem Punt
They say that there are three types of philosophers, the kind that can count and the kind that can\'t. So maybe I belong to the former when thinking about corporate governance, because something just does not add up.