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The White House protects whistleblowers better than companies do

It looks like the White House’s system protects whistleblowers better than companies’ hotlines do. Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes… Read More »

Successfully navigating the post #MeToo workplace

On the surface, it looks like women are making progress toward equality in the post #MeToo era. In politics, women… Read More »

Medical regulator suspends 5 execs for alleged corruption

South Africa’s CMS (Council for Medical Schemes) recently announced the suspension of 5 senior officials, following allegations of corruption and… Read More »

EOH files criminal charges against corrupt employees

Under-fire tech services company EOH will lay criminal charges against employees involved in corruption. In a statement issued on 10-Oct-2019,… Read More »

U.S. sanction law targets Gupta network

It’s been a great week for the fight against corruption. The Gupta network of shady deals has been dealt a… Read More »

Drexel University professor spent federal grants at strip clubs

A former Drexel University professor allegedly spent almost $200,000 of federal research money on strip clubs and other personal expenses,… 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 »

British government still aiding repression in human rights-abusing countries

The British government continues to approve the export of hi-tech surveillance equipment and software of the type that is being… Read More »

Call for forensic investigation into farmworker equity schemes

When Jolande Smith and 240 other farmworkers became shareholders in the Langwyde Werknemers Trust 10 years ago, they were led… Read More »

Garmin SA shopping website hacked

Garmin South Africa’s shop[dot]garmin[dot]co[dot]za website was hacked. This was according to an email sent out on 12-Sep-2019 by Garmin SA… Read More »

VP steals $5.4m from Goldman Sachs to pay gambling debt

Online poker was the undoing of Ashwani Jhunjhunwala, Goldman Sachs’ VP in India. Police have arrested him for stealing Rs… Read More »

VBS theft, money laundering & life’s little luxuries: Julius Malema’s time of spending dangerously

The lifestyle and political aspirations of EFF president Julius Malema were also funded from the R16m robbed from VBS Mutual… Read More »

Inside entrepreneurs’ IP theft fight with Nedbank

“Unethical” is the way that entrepreneur, Thandile Jwambi, described Nedbank’s behaviour in the IP theft case he and his partner,… Read More »

Regiments Capital ‘stole’ R349m from pensioners in 4 days

Regiments Capital has agreed to an astounding R500m settlement with the Transnet Second Defined Benefit Fund (TSDBF). Regiments, a financial… Read More »

Does doing the same work over and over again make you less ethical?

Managers worry about employees breaking the rules. And they’re right to be concerned. Research shows that working on the same… Read More »

Millions of dirty Bobroff cash forfeited, thanks to NPA

South Africa’s NPA Asset Forfeiture Unit has gotten a court order forfeiting over R103m of the Bobroff’s crime-tainted cash. It’s… Read More »

How Uber uses psychological tricks to push its drivers’ buttons

Uber carried out an eye-opening experiment in behavioural science to subtly entice its independent workforce of drivers to maximise its… Read More »

Social media: a rising threat to journalists’ freedom

Social media has made democracies more democratic by giving everyone a voice. But it also makes cyberbullies with large followings… Read More »

Whistleblowers need our trust and our protection

Fraud researcher and documentary filmmaker Kelly Richmond Pope shares lessons from some of the most high-profile whistle-blowers of the past,… Read More »

Thank you to all the whistleblowers out there

Yesterday 30-July was #WhistleblowerAppreciationDay in the US, while 23-June was World Whistleblower Day. It’s our way of saying a big thank you… Read More »

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