Culture change is more multifaceted than recent conversations about Hockey Canada might suggest. It’s a complex process, not a readily packaged product or an easily revised strategic plan.
There have been calls for a culture change at Hockey Canada in the wake of sexual abuse allegations. But what does that mean? And how do organizations change their culture?
A new study has found that a healthy and ethical company culture plays a more important role in preventing fraud than its board of directors does.
Contrary to popular belief, boards of directors are not the ones who establish whistleblowing procedures. Instead, boards depend on their management teams to implement them.
Brian Flores was one of a few nonwhite head coaches until he was fired after the 2022 season.
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Despite efforts to diversify its prominent coaching ranks, the NFL has an abysmal record of hiring people of color. A recently fired Black coach’s suit alleging discrimination may hold the NFL accountable.
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach in the NFL.
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Despite efforts to diversify its coaching ranks, the NFL still has an abysmal record of hiring members of minorities not only as head coaches but also for coveted assistant coaching jobs.
The answers are there if you look for them.
When the corporate culture can so often seem rotten from the head down, faiths are there to remind us that businesses can be so much more.
Some workers aren’t that excited about a return to the office.
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A divide is growing between workers and management over the return to the office and other issues.
Psychopaths are fearless and confident. They may seem potentially resourceful employees. It never works out.
Some businesses have managed to build positive outcomes from the crisis.
The coronavirus crisis has hit many businesses hard, but some have turned their difficulties into a springboard to move the company forward.
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen announced a settlement between the Justice Department and opioid maker Purdue on Oct. 21.
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The government has tried to harness profit-driven drugmaking to serve public health before. The results were underwhelming.
Calif. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, discussing the lawsuit his office has filed against Purdue Pharma.
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The government has tried to harness a profit-driven drug industry to serve public health before.
A little lipstick doesn’t change reality.
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Companies often go out of their way to avoid clearly explaining actions like firing people or informing investors and others of bad news.
Kenneth Hayne has referred over 20 entities to regulators for investigation.
The government doesn’t need to extend jurisdictions, or boost enforcement powers to prosecute corporations that have behaved dishonestly. The law for prosecution is there already.
Research shows that job interviews are a seriously flawed way of finding out how a potential employee might perform in the future.
There are more than a thousand chief happiness officers on LinkedIn but their roles differ wildly.
The late Sen. Ted Kennedy, reading from “A Nation of Immigrants,” a book by his brother, President John F. Kennedy.
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Changes to the official mandates guiding nonprofits and government agencies might be less significant than they appear.
Apple CEO Tim Cook. What was once a start-up is now a behemoth.
Why do organisations find it difficult to change when facing a disruption? In part, because over time, what they know how to do migrates from resources to processes and finally values.
Film producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from The Weinstein Company after a litany of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape allegations came to light.
Public-facing feminism can often be a superficial distraction from systemic sexism.
Spinning its own tales.
The movie business has co-opted many into it’s own dark narrative.
A toxic corporate culture may begin at the top, but it doesn’t end there.
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Ethical scandals at Uber and Fox have focused attention on the leaders of the organizations, but the problems of a toxic culture often embed deep within an organization.
Tech firm CEOs keep control by holding investors at arm’s length. It is damaging corporate governance.