The world is hungry for new ideas on how to improve business ethics in ways that do not rely as heavily as before on detailed rules formulated by legislatures and regulators. There is a desperate need to help businesses become more self-regulating, in ways that will protect multiple stakeholders while increasing the dynamism and profitability of the business.
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Our CEO Azish Filabi and Founder-Director Jonathan Haidt co-author a piece for the World Economic Forum (Davos conference) blog illustrating how we can make leadership more ethical by harnessing the power of ethical systems design.
A new study shows that for MBA-holders who go on to lead companies and achieve a level of recognition in mainstream media, self-interested behavior becomes more apparent and their firms can suffer as a result.
Crossposted from NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
By Donald C. Langevoort of Georgetown University School of Law.
To me, an especially important lesson is how compliance norms—when filtered by groups under stress—can be perceived as illegitimate. Messages from senior executives and compliance officials may be well-intended, but construed as unfair when they fail to acknowledge the harshness of the tension between sales pressures and the compliance commands.
Browse a highlight list of the research, articles, appearances and talks from our collaborators that helped advance our mission and promote a greater understanding of ethics, decision making, and ethical systems design.