Accountability and Integrity

Ian Narev and CBA – What About Accountability?

“In explaining why no executives had been let go, the CBA boss noted that even with strong standards there was little an executive could do to completely eradicate the risk of a rogue operator.” Daniel Palmer, Australian March 7th. ‘Rogue operators’ – really! Does the CBA’s violations really come down to rogues? What happened to …

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Accountability – the issue of our time

My business partner Joe has written a number of posts over the past six months on this topic and today’s hearings from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse prompts me to add to the conversation. Accountability: the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable. Accountable: subject to the obligation to report, …

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Performance Management – It’s Not Rocket Science

After working with executives and executive teams for the past 11 years here at Hewsons, I have observed that performance management at all levels throughout an organisation comes down to two things. Make good decisions and effectively implement those decisions. Sounds simple, but actually, it’s quite complex. Here are some of the reasons why – …

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“It’s all above board legally…..” Mossack Fonseca highlights the difference between what’s legal and what has integrity.

You would hope that the law actually underpins personal and organisational integrity but recent events have demonstrated that this is not necessarily the case. By not considering integrity along with legality, some Australian businesses are damaging themselves and the society they operate in. Not paying your fair share of tax to contribute to the society of …

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