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Professionalising the ethics officer occupation:
A recent development in the field of organisational ethics in South Africa is that ethics officers are currently aspiring to obtain professional status.
What is toxic/destructive leadership?
Recently, Dr Paul Vorster was asked to present his views of leadership identification and assessment on “The Leadership Platform” on CliffCentral hosted by leadership activist Adriaan Groenewald.
The State of Organisational Ethics in South Africa
In a recent survey 242 Chief Audit Executives were polled for their views on various aspects of corporate governance.
The Ethical Role of Lawyers
The legal profession is one of the oldest professions, yet lawyers are often parodied as being light on ethics. Considering the impact that the legal profession has on the moral justice in a country, the Pan African Lawyers Union is finalising a Code of Ethics for Lawyers Working in Africa. Kris Dobie was invited to their regional conference in Maputo to present a keynote address to set the scene for their deliberations.
Incentives for whistle-blowers: Weigh up the options carefully
Offering rewards for whistleblowing can yield results, but should not replace the creation of an ethical culture.
Citizens’ Bribery Survey 2015
A recent survey of ordinary South Africans conducted by the Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA) and sponsored by Massmart-Walmart gives a fresh view on everyday bribery in the country. The research was conducted in Massmart stores in Gauteng, Durban, Cape Town and Polokwane. The 6 380 respondents were evenly split in terms of gender, […]