- July 8, 2010
Data Show Ethical Culture Is Linked to Loyalty, Engagement
Arlington, VA – A study of workplace data collected by the Ethics Resource Center indicates that employees tend to respond to an ethical culture with improved company loyalty and a willingness to “go the extra mile” for their employer.
- June 29, 2010
The chairman of the Ethics Resource Center, former Rep, Michael Oxley, issued the following joint statement on June 28 with the co-sponsor of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, former Senator Paul Sarbanes. Sarbanes-Oxley created the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
- June 23, 2010
ERC study shows that employees take cues from top management, pressure from peers to do the right thing
Organizations with strong ethical values – from top executives to middle managers to workers – experience less misconduct, more frequent reporting of misbehavior and less retaliation on the job, a newly released study by the Ethics Resource Center shows.
- June 22, 2010
ERC Survey Shows They Share Interest in Fairness and Respect With Older Co-Workers; Concerns on Privacy and Calling in Sick? Not So Much
American workers between the ages of 18 and 29 – the “Millennials” – have more in common with older co-workers when it comes to workplace ethics than often thought, but they also hold to some values that set them apart from their Baby Boomer counterparts, according to a newly released report by the Ethics Resource Center.
- June 3, 2010
A Special Webcast from ERC
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The federal government has proposed new, tighter rules on conflicts of interest for contractors – both organizations bidding on DOD acquisition programs and contractor employees exercising acquisition functions for government agencies.
ERC's panel of experts analyzes the government's action, what it means, and what role ethics and ethical culture play beyond technical compliance.
- March 23, 2010
ERC President Patricia J. Harned, who testified before the seven-member Commission on March 17 in Washington, D.C., backed the proposed amendment to the sentencing guidelines that could lighten a company’s sentence if its ethics and compliance officers have been granted direct access to the board of directors but suggested fine-tuning based on ERC’s research that would make the rules more effective and more far-reaching.
- March 19, 2010Ethical Leadership and Executive Compensation: Rewarding Integrity in the C-Suite. A New White Paper from ERC.
What are the lessons to be learned about ethics and leadership from the U.S. financial crisis?
ERC recommends how boards can connect ethics to financial reward.
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- March 11, 2010HGPII Announces Major New Initiatives To Further Increase Transparency And Oversight In The Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry
ERC President, Patricia J. Harned, Ph.D. participated in developing these HGPII initiatives.
At Annual Best Practices Forum, GPO Leaders Urge Congress and Others to Enhance Transparency in the Healthcare Supply Chain
- March 4, 2010
From Investor.com by Steve Watkins
Focus on doing things ethically to achieve long-term success. Companies that fail to do that show up on the news for the wrong reasons, such as fraud or facing lawsuits. To avoid that and do the right thing:
Emphasize their significance. Cheating and misleading people might work in the short term. But over the long run they'll come back to bite you. Ethical actions help reap lasting gains.
- February 25, 2010
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