Has Integrity Become a Commodity? – Warning Signs of Bad Behavior for Compliance Professionals
This article takes a fresh look at trends in changing norms of ethical behavior by senior management and the challenge for compliance officers to recognize and address these changes at the enterprise level. A body of research is beginning to emerge to help inform compliance officers of new approaches to identify and address the threat of deteriorating ethical behavior before damage is done. A review of research in behavioral science points to examples of predictable outcomes where certain conditions create incentives for a change in ethical outcomes.