Lynn D. Lieber writes in the Corporate Counselor with some great ideas on how to advance compliance with a culture-based approach.
A few main points:
â€¢ Make ethics a priority;
â€¢ Set a good example of ethical conduct;
â€¢ Keep commitments;
â€¢ Provide information about culture and compliance;
â€¢ Consider ethics in decision-making; and
â€¢ Talk about ethics in the workplace.
One reality that a corporate counsel faces is playing with the hand that is dealt in the sense of the people in the company. One of the best long-term strategies for a strong ethical culture is hiring good people.
You can’t look over everyone’s shoulder all the time.
Ah, if creating the proper culture were only this easy: