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The myth of the transparent organisation.
We will hear that transparency is good for organisations and organisations will even tout their transparency. In many cases, the organisations believe what they are doing is transparent. They publish information on a regular basis that describes decisions, financial positions, … Continue reading
Posted in compliance, coruption, learning organisation, transparency Tagged Accountability, Business, Enron, management, Organization, transparency, United States 1 Comment
8 Steps to ensure your investigation does not appear to be a cover-up
This post has been removed as it has been superseded by the post How to write transparent investigation reports. I would like to thank Donna Boehme of the Compliance Strategists for comments on 8 Steps to ensure your investigation does … Continue reading
Posted in compliance, coruption, information management, learning organisation, local government, management Tagged Complaint, Freedom of information, investigation report, Organization, People, Terms of reference Comments Off on 8 Steps to ensure your investigation does not appear to be a cover-up
Where do you discuss bad news?
In any organisation, you have to discuss bad news but few people consider where it is discussed. How you discuss bad news will influence, if not determine, the success of your company. The issue is more than critical upwards communication … Continue reading
Posted in change, change managment, culture, leadership, learning organisation, management, renewal Tagged Apple, bad news, Business, Company, Enron, management, Organization, Organizational culture, Senior management, senior managers 2 Comments
How well does your company handle a fire drill?
As a chief executive or as a senior manager, you will want to know the health of your organisation. You will want to know if the organisation can carry out your vision. Are staff engaged with the company? Will they … Continue reading
Posted in change managment, leadership, learning organisation, management Tagged Business, Communication, Drill, Fire alarm system, Fire drill, management, Organization, Senior management Comments Off on How well does your company handle a fire drill?
Who is creating the rotten barrels in your company?
In an earlier post, I discussed the myth of the rogue employee. The post focused on how the term was used when an organisation wanted to scapegoat an employee. When that happened, I argued that the organisation used the term to … Continue reading
Posted in change, coruption, culture, leadership, learning organisation, management Tagged Barclays, Business, Employment, Enron, LIBOR, Organization, Organizational culture, rotten apple, Senior management Comments Off on Who is creating the rotten barrels in your company?