Whatever your position, navigating practical ethical dilemmas in the workplace can be challenging. There is no substitute for well-reasoned and practical ethical skills, but we rarely have the opportunity to explore and develop them.
Typically, in the aftermath to an ethical failure, focus goes to the formal mechanisms that leaders have designed and implemented: codes, compliance frameworks and policy documents. Whilst these are important, the Hayne Inquiry proves that alone they are not enough,
Whether they’re competing for customers or funding, private and public organisations alike need every competitive advantage they can get to survive and thrive. And as people become more savvy about where their money is going, one such advantage has become increasingly clear — doing the right thing.
The modern world is filled with loopholes and rationalisations to excuse and justify bad behaviour. But according to Professor Melinda Edwards, that’s why knowing how to make ethical decisions is more important than ever.
Australia has seen its fair share of royal commissions: from construction in 2001 to financial services and aged care in 2019, … just go to Wikipedia and look at the list. So imagine your insurance firm is next. Far-fetched? Well, consider the emerging practice to tie insurance policies…
The future is here. 5G is about to change the way we use the internet in Australia. In fact, in some parts of Australia, this new technology has already begun to be rolled out.
…they each represent an uncomfortable blot on the current ethical landscape in Australia.
Ethics, Values, Ideals, Visions, Dreams, ball tampering… Where did it all go wrong? It’s time to ask some deeper questions.