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The Grand Sham and how it was enabled

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The Grand Sham (and how it was enabled) In the old days, writes ethics expert Jane Arnott, a ‘C’ on a school report was often accompanied by the comment ‘more effort needed’. When the NZX issued their initial discussion document…

Loyalty; A tricky little beast

Speaking up often comes down to managing loyalty. And if loyalty was an animal it would be unpredictable at best. At once nimble and intuitive but under pressure transformed to snarl and spit. That’s because at the heart of being…

How to create a more ethical business

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The ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘who’ of preventing dishonesty and unethical conduct in the workplace. It’s encouraging to see more and more companies committing to speak up initiatives and embracing changes for the better around ethical business and honesty.  Sure, there’s…

Mind the Gap

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The Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill is about to be passed, says ethics expert Jane Arnott, but are we ignoring the truth about whistleblowing in New Zealand? When heavyweight Government Departments and non-Crown agencies such as the Chief Ombudsman,…

Let’s talk money

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Business ethics experts Jane Arnott on the place of incentivisation in whistleblowing… Last week the US Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $114 million to a whistleblower.   It was a decision that fired up the international ethics and compliance community. The…