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The corporate culture continuum: from ethical to toxic
The definition of culture, in organisational terms, can read as “the way things are done around here” and it's important because it illustrates that culture shapes behaviour in organisations, writes Cynthia Schoeman of Ethics Monitor. But 'the way things are done' can range from ethical to toxic and when it's the latter, it takes courage and commitment to turn the situation around.
The definition of culture, in organisational terms, can read as “the way things are done around here” and it's important because it illustrates that culture shapes behaviour in organisations, writes Cynthia Schoeman of Ethics Monitor. But 'the way things are done' can range from ethical to toxic and when it's the latter, it takes courage and commitment to turn the situation around.
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Media advisory: People's Tribunal to present final report
The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime will deliver its final findings to the public at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 20 September 2018. This comes six months after the tribunal released its preliminary report. During this interval implicated parties in business and government were allowed to respond to allegations of economic crimes, and legal arguments were prepared for deliberation by members of the Tribunal panel.
The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime will deliver its final findings to the public at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 20 September 2018. This comes six months after the tribunal released its preliminary report. During this interval implicated parties in business and government were allowed to respond to allegations of economic crimes, and legal arguments were prepared for deliberation by members of the Tribunal panel.

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The corporate culture continuum: from ethical to toxic

By Cynthia Schoeman First published on Ethics Monitor The importance of organisational culture rests on the definition of culture as “the way things are done around here” because it illustrates that culture shapes behaviour in organisations. The quest for more ethical workplace behaviour makes culture especially pertinent and the establishment of ethical conduct as the Read more >

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