by Dr Paul Vorster and Liezl Groenewald | Published on 26 June 2019 for The Ethics Institute monthly newsletter
The South African Business Ethics Survey 2019 is the fifth national survey of this kind conducted by The Ethics Institute since 2002. The findings of this year’s survey provide new, exciting insights into factors that have the biggest influence on shaping ethical culture in organisations. These findings are important. Though there is general agreement that an ‘ethical culture’ is critical to organisational success – indeed it is enshrined in the second principle of King IV – how to get it right is something of a mystery to many.