Reacting to Whistleblowers

Reacting to Whistleblowers

The defining moment, rather person, of the whistleblower era was most certainly Deep Throat.  Deep Throat is the pseudonym given to the secret informant who provided information in 1972 to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein were reporters for The Washington Post, and Deep Throat provided key details about the involvement of U.S. President Richard Nixon's administration in what came to be known as the Watergate scandal.  “This guy that was fired,” Nixon bragged in a Jan. 31, 1973, taped White House conversation. “I said get rid of that son of a bitch.

Ken Lay, Enron CEO, when…

SCCE Conference 2019 Recap from ETHIX360

SCCE Conference 2019 Recap from ETHIX360

SCCE Conference 2019: What’s Trending in Compliance? #SCCEeci

Yet again, the SCCE knocks the ball out of the park in 2019.  My team and I just attended the 18th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute show at the Gaylord Hotel, in National Harbor, MD.  We had a great experience; our days were full of networking, valuable knowledge, and best practice sharing amongst peers.

Here’s what others had to say about this year’s event.

Ask ETHIX360: Can a Whistleblower Be Protected from Retaliation When They Report to Internal Corporate Compliance Hotlines?

Ask ETHIX360: Can a Whistleblower Be Protected from Retaliation When They Report to Internal Corporate Compliance Hotlines?

Ask ETHIX360: is a Question & Answer series from ETHIX360, meant to address public questions about the world of corporate compliance.

When this question came up, my first response was “wow, what a loaded question!” Mainly because there is a much to unpack to address this, so let’s try to break this question apart and discuss it.

There are a couple details in here that we can start with. First, “protected from retaliation.” This is complicated for a number…

Estimating Vendor Risk

Estimating Vendor Risk

One of the not-so-fun things to do when you’re in business is to analyze risk management. This type of analysis can cover a wide range of unwanted exposure that could derail your efforts. For many, it is something that takes a back seat to what they may feel to be more pressing issues in the business world and instead give primary focus to their marketing and sales departments. Sadly, thinking in this way could do more damage to the bottom line than any gains they might make with a good marketing plan.

CIOReview: Healthcare 2019

CIOReview: Healthcare 2019

When it comes to the healthcare industry, maintaining and complying to regulations is a different ball-game, due to the major repercussions associated with the frequent amendments.

Addressing Problems with Workplace Policy

Addressing Problems with Workplace Policy

We’ve identified 3 key drivers for HR policy & procedure changes in organizations; Is your company addressing all 3 as you move into the new year?



The Brave New World Continues #MeToo 

The Brave New World Continues #MeToo 

By listening to their employees and taking their concerns seriously, companies are making major policy decisions against harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct in the workplace. Read more from ETHIX360.