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5 Most Important Findings of Twitter Whistleblower

The former security head of Twitter is raising awareness of business practices that he claims have compromised US national security… Read More »

IMPROVED PROTECTION PROPOSED FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS?

Deokaran’s murder revealed the holes and flaws in the procedures and policies now in place in South Africa to safeguard… Read More »

According to a recent study, male whistleblowers experience less backlash than female whistleblowers do.

Employees who observe unethical behavior at work are unwilling to report it out of fear of reprisal. According to recent… Read More »

South Africa’s big banks are warned by SARB.

The largest banks in the nation have been alerted by the Prudential Authority of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)… Read More »

World Whistleblowers Day -23 June 2022

On June 23, 2022, we will honour the courageous people who have come forward to expose any workplace wrongdoing, as… Read More »

Medical whistleblower reinstated

Dr. De Maayer is back at work after his suspension was lifted by the Department of Health. This comes after… Read More »

Workplace: This is where you’re most likely to face moral dilemmas and temptations to act unethically.

Employees are not immune from unethical behaviour simply because they are at work. Because we spend so much time at… Read More »

Steps that follow after an employee is caught committing fraud in South Africa

The negative effects of fraud on any organization, no matter its size, cannot be emphasized enough. Companies primarily protect themselves… Read More »

Tips to support the whistleblower process from an HR viewpoint

When dealing with whistleblower incidents, organizations need to be practical and focused so that employees feel supported from the time… Read More »

The risks of wearing too many hats in the workplace when practicing leadership

Past failures at Boeing, WeWork and Facebook show why companies should avoid having the same person double as CEO and… Read More »

8 things leaders do that make employees quit

You can’t control every aspect of your team’s work experience. If someone wants to leave badly enough, then they will.… Read More »

20% of Big 4-audited IPO’s report weaknesses in financial-reporting controls

Lose Control Spin Out GIF from Losecontrol GIFs Going public with serious holes in controls is more common than you… Read More »

Google can forget you – but only in Europe

If you want your past to be forgotten on the Net, moving to Europe might be your best bet. Google… Read More »

Make your meetings a safe space for honest conversation

To have better meetings means leading with mutual respectful, inclusivity, and creating a space safe enough for your people to… Read More »

Ethical leadership means first do no harm, in business and in life

We need to be the change we want to see, we can’t expect others to do the right thing when… Read More »

The neuroscience of trust

Creating a culture of trust is good for business. Employees in high-trust organisations are more productive and engaged, have more… Read More »

The 3 elements of trust

People are more likely to trust leaders who understand and embody the 3 elements that underlie trust. These are: Positive… Read More »

The psychology behind unethical behaviour

Three psychological dynamics lead to crossing ethical lines: omnipotence, cultural numbness and justified neglect. These come into play when much… Read More »

If your company is going through a public scandal should you leave?

If you’re working at a Gupta-tainted company like KPMG, and they’re going through a public scandal, here’s the big question:… Read More »