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Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No

Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Companies shouldn't make millions from the free labor of professors.
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Publishing: What are the specific challenges for Compliance Officers? - www.ethic-intelligence.com

Publishing: What are the specific challenges for Compliance Officers? - www.ethic-intelligence.com | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Lauren Higgins, Group Compliance Officer and Juliette Van Hove, Compliance Manager, Cambridge University Press
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Publishing industry emerges from bribery scandals rethinking compliance and ethics
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Toshiba CEO and execs quit over $1.2bn six-year accounting scandal

Toshiba CEO and execs quit over $1.2bn six-year accounting scandal | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Bottom line completely wrong for years, says Japanese giant
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1. €1bn accounting scandal recently admitted by Toshiba in Japan.

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Whistle-blowing, VW's Silence & the Behavioral All-Stars | Richard Bistrong

Whistle-blowing, VW's Silence & the Behavioral All-Stars | Richard Bistrong | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
What do some of leading behavioural authors and researchers have to share when it comes to ethics, whistleblowing, and altruistic cheating?

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The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business: Erin Meyer: 8601401302476: Amazon.com: Books

The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

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Everyday Business Ethics: Tesco buyers say "just give me"

Everyday Business Ethics: Tesco buyers say "just give me" | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Everyday Business Ethics: Tesco buyers say "just give me" http://t.co/Kj9w1o3KDr

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What the Volkswagen Scandal Can Teach Us About Leading With Integrity

What the Volkswagen Scandal Can Teach Us About Leading With Integrity | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Acting with integrity means acting honorably—without compromising the truth. Here’s our 6-step plan for building and maintaining workplace integrity.
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When top leadership lapses in integrity, fear culture can take over.

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Volkswagen ofrece inmunidad a los empleados a cambio de chivatazos

Volkswagen ofrece inmunidad a los empleados a cambio de chivatazos | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
El plazo para que los delatores se incriminen por el fraude con las emisiones sin sufrir represalias concluirá este mes
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It´s a very controversial action: temporary lack of retaliation

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Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program US

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On November 17, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued its 2014 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program and it is clear that the program is going strong.

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Article 10: the Right to Freedom of Expression & Whistleblowing | The Institute of Employment Rights

Article 10: the Right to Freedom of Expression & Whistleblowing | The Institute of Employment Rights | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
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European Convention on Human Rights may be the foundation of whistle-blowers protection in courts. See in the article some case examples

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'Cure the NHS with far fewer managers'

'Cure the NHS with far fewer managers' | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Recent crises in patient care stem from excessive bureaucracy and poor-quality leadership, argues Sir Gerry Robinson
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Regardless hotlines, internal policies, code of ethics, formal training on ethics, managerial influence on internal whistle-blowing is paramount. Speaking-up intention depend in a great deal on managers attitude, leading by example, communication style.

 

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Little Stories of Life and Death @NHSWhistleblowr - - Matador Non-Fiction - Dr David Drew

Little Stories of Life and Death @NHSWhistleblowr - - Matador Non-Fiction - Dr David Drew | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Little Stories of Life and Death @NHSWhistleblowr - - Dr David Drew
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The state versus the whistleblower

The state versus the whistleblower | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
The forces of power are being used increasingly to silence the brave people who keep our vulnerable freedoms alive
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Reading about embattled trachea surgeon Paolo Macchiarini? Here's what you need to know - Retraction Watch

Reading about embattled trachea surgeon Paolo Macchiarini? Here's what you need to know - Retraction Watch | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
The media has been abuzz in the last few weeks with developments in the ongoing story about “super surgeon” Paolo Macchiarini. We’ve been covering the allegations against him for years (and invited him to publish a guest post on our site). Below, we present a timeline of recent events, to keep you abreast of what we know …
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The ongoing major ethical scandal in Swedish medicine affects the Nobel Prize administrators. Should Nobel Prizes be more accountable?
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Olympus Sued for $273 Million After 13-Year Fraud

Olympus Corp. was sued by six banks for a total of 27.9 billion yen ($273 million) in damages, the largest amount among civil lawsuits filed against the Japanese camera and endoscope maker over a 13-year accounting fraud.
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Corporate governance codes are not working

Corporate governance codes are not working | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
We were encouraged to believe that you shouldn’t let a few rotten apples ruin the barrel.
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Business scandals: transition from extreme to routine

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Why doing business ethically makes for better business - CMI

Why doing business ethically makes for better business - CMI | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
hilippa Foster Back of the Institute of Business Ethics discusses what managers can do to ensure they safeguard their reputations.
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Courageous Leadership, Business Ethics, Training, Social Fitness

Courageous Leadership, Business Ethics, Training, Social Fitness | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Courageous Leadership promotes workplace ethics and increases organizational impact by changing the way people and teams respond under stress, and helping them to take ethically courageous action in challenging situations.
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VW Calls On Whistleblowers to Step Forward

VW Calls On Whistleblowers to Step Forward | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Volkswagen is expected to issue clearer guidelines for whistleblowers to come forward with information about the emissions-cheating scandal, a person familiar with the situation said.
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SEC’s 2014 Report on Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Program: Key Takeaways and Trends Companies Should Expect for 2015

SEC’s 2014 Report on Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Program: Key Takeaways and Trends Companies Should Expect for 2015 | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
On November 17, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued its 2014 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program and it is clear that the program is going strong. This article shares six takeaways and trends ethics and compliance professionals should learn from the report.
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Estudio de Ribas y Asociados: Códigos éticos y líneas rojas penales. Empresas del IBEX 35

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Ribas y Asociados nos ofrece un interesante estudio sobre los códigos éticos de las empresas del IBEX-35 en relación a la nueva La reforma del Código Penal de 2015. Esta reforma establece los requisitos que una empresa debe cumplir para quedar exenta de responsabilidad penal en el caso de que una persona de su organización cometa un delito en determinadas circunstancias. La reforma introduce los conceptos de antelación, eficacia e idoneidad como atributos clave del modelo de prevención y control. And in English: The reform of the Penal Code of 2015 establishes the requirements that a company must meet to be exempt from criminal responsibility if a person in your organization commits an offense under certain circumstances. The reform introduces the concepts anticipation, effectiveness and suitability model attributes as key prevention and control.

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'There were hundreds of us crying out for help': the afterlife of the whistleblower

'There were hundreds of us crying out for help': the afterlife of the whistleblower | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Whistleblowers speak out because they feel they have to, often at great personal cost. But years later, do they think it was worth it? Andrew Smith finds out

Via Richard Boyd
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It´s quite schocking to watch documentaries and read articles about the afterlifes of whistle-blowers. As a society we are neither protecting them nor helping, They are left on their own, attacked by big governments or corporations most of the times.

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The lies lobbyists tell us | Henry Mintzberg

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Why lobbying is a threat to democracy? Read the following bullet points and you will have an idea:

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Whistleblowers UK - What We Offer

Whistleblowers UK - What We Offer | Ethical Observatory of Organisations: accountability, whistle-blowing, code of ethics, | Scoop.it
Whistleblowers UK offers a wide range of support options to assist and relieve the stress on those considering becoming a whistleblower themselves.
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Interesting UK website run by and for whistle-blowers

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