Ethics & Compliance Initiative warns that the “extraordinary” changes forced by the pandemic could raise the risk of ethical transgressions.
It’s not just survival that businesses have to deal with as they grapple with fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic. New research reveals Covid-19 could prompt a surge in misconduct and behaviour that compromises their organisations’ ethical standards.
That’s the warning this week from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI), a US think tank examining ethics in the workplace. The organisation’s Global Business Ethics Survey finds that as change events inside companies and organisations increase so too does the possibility of ethical transgression. Although ECI’s survey looks at 2019 and does not address Covid-19, its
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