Principia perspectives captures our latest thinking on leading-edge approaches to ethics, culture, innovation - and what it means to do the right thing.
Ethics Briefing – Assessing corporate culture
Examining culture through the lens of ethics – to what extent can our people reliably and consistently do the right thing?
Speak up culture – the cornerstone of ethical business
In the late 1980s, Delta Airlines struggled to address a series of incidents, including pilots landing at the wrong airport. The incidents were typically due to some poor decision made by a Delta pilot, resulting in Miami-bound planes landi …
The real challenge of remote working
The overnight transition to remote working has been a remarkable example of organizational agility, but it is not without its challenges.
Ethics Briefing – Should employers mandate vaccinations?
As the global vaccine rollout gathers pace, another pressing issue emerges: should employers mandate vaccination for their employees?
Bridging the gap between purpose statements and reality
A clear purpose statement can make a business stand out from its competition – but what makes a statement become more than just words?
Implementing ethical behavioural change (without it backfiring)
Instead of focusing solely on changing the behaviour of individual staff, companies must simultaneously tackle the cultural factors and policies and systems which shape this behaviour.
Good governance is ethical governance
When shareholders backed a protest vote last year over sexual harassment claims at the global technology giant Microsoft, it sent a clear message: a narrow focus on value is no longer enough to satisfy investors.
What’s next for ethics in business? Lessons from the last crisis
Businesses everywhere are facing tough ethical decisions. But when we know who we are and why we exist, even the most intractable dilemmas can rapidly resolve themselves.
Cultivating culture in a crisis
Through the Covid-19 pandemic, our world of work has changed almost overnight. In the past few weeks, we’ve spoken with senior leaders at organizations with whom we have been working to strengthen their ethical culture