Corporate Culture

At the end of the day, the best compliance codes and policies in the world can’t overcome the influence of a company’s culture. Ethisphere’s contributors write about what values companies ought to attempt to cultivate among their workforce, and how to measure and maintain an ethical culture in a fast-paced, worldwide business.

SBI’s Take: Coffee with Aristotle

By |2020-06-24T22:30:56+00:00June 22nd, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture|

Atul Kumar, Chief Ethics Officer, State Bank of India ‘If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.’ I was ruminating the words of Henry Ford when I hit an oddball. Deep diving the numbers, I noticed that one of my 44 outlets fading in sales. With a new manager ...

Parsons: Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO

By |2020-06-11T21:20:02+00:00June 8th, 2020|Corporate Culture|

Dear Readers, The uncertainty of today’s business environment has unlocked new risks, opportunities and complexities as the world navigate the balance between economic benefit and corporate social responsibility. However, as companies like Parsons know well, those two factors are not in competition; they are aligned. Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO, Parsons As ...

By the Numbers: Insights from the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies Data

By |2020-04-08T16:09:34+00:00April 8th, 2020|Corporate Culture, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

One of the advantages of the fact that the World’s Most Ethical Companies® list has existed now for fourteen years is that we can track trends and changes over time. Slowly in our questionnaire results, we can see which experiments became leading practices, and subsequently became widespread or even necessary for any self-respecting company ...

Paychex: Making Culture Personal

By |2020-04-20T22:58:15+00:00April 8th, 2020|Corporate Culture, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Martin Mucci, President & CEO, Paychex Culture is a way of life, the way we do things. At Paychex, our culture is rooted in six core values that shape who we are, how we work, and why more than 670,000 businesses trust us to handle their HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance needs. ...

Ethisphere: Dive into Culture Data

By |2020-04-08T15:41:23+00:00April 8th, 2020|Corporate Culture|

As the primary survey administrator and data analyst behind Ethisphere’s Ethical Culture and Perceptions Assessment, Scott Stevenson has now spent years with his finger on the cultural pulse of companies of nearly every imaginable size, industry, geography, and maturity. Now that the survey data set has passed 630,000 respondents representing the view of more ...

Seeking Business Success? Focus on Fostering an Ethical Culture

By |2020-02-06T23:34:47+00:00February 6th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Corporate Culture|

Scratch the surface of most business scandals and you’ll find unhealthy corporate cultures. Pick your story—Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, Airbus—in all of these cases, serious business issues stemmed in part from a culture that was more focused on results than on doing the right thing. Ironically, this focus only on business success at the expense ...

[WATCH] Highlights from Ethisphere’s Culture Data

By |2020-02-01T22:43:30+00:00January 31st, 2020|Corporate Culture|

In this brief video, Ethisphere's Erica Salmon Byrne walks through the highlights of the second volume of our Insights from Our Culture Quotient Data Set, with information gleaned from Ethisphere's global culture surveys for multinational clients. This second volume focuses on the role of managers and manager training in building and maintaining an ethical ...

CareFirst: CEO on Communicating through Change

By |2020-02-25T04:38:04+00:00December 28th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement|

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest health insurance provider in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, is a member of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance and a seven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies® honoree. CareFirst’s President and CEO, Brian D. Pieninck, is particularly engaged with matters of ethics and compliance—a trait not common among chief ...

Culture Champions: The Emotional Wellness Revolution at Booz Allen Hamilton

By |2020-01-28T22:40:12+00:00December 9th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement|

If you read a certain genre of business journalism, you might be forgiven for thinking that the most important factors governing your happiness as an employee revolve around amenities. Does this office have nap pods? How many different kinds of non-dairy milk are the break rooms stocked with? Can I bring my corgi to ...

JLL: Steps to Diversify the Leadership Pipeline

By |2019-12-18T21:07:59+00:00December 6th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Diversity and Inclusion|

We’ve worked to address inequality in the workplace, but not enough is changing. We still see harassment, misconduct, unequal pay, a dearth of female role models in C-suite and board positions, and an unclear path to success. Despite more research and public discussion, the chasm remains. We need to Move The Needle (MTN). ...