The size and global reach of modern businesses means that the repercussions of scandals and collapses are more severe than ever.
An analysis of the effects of a wide variety of business scandals shows that only rarely is the effect as severe as we might imagine.
Amoral risk management is no longer welcome, so risk managers are “flirting” with ethics. The relationship may be tumultuous, but it could be a huge and healthy step forward, writes Anette Mikes.
Sordid details about the treatment of hostesses at a men-only charity event, co-chaired by David Meller, has seen him quit the education department’s board.
Research shows an improvement in public opinion on ethical business behaviour. But is business really behaving more ethically, or does it just appear more favourable when compared with other scandal-hit sectors?
When should boards take a more proactive approach to governance and strategic decision-making? Research shows that non-executives needn’t wait for a crisis to intervene.