What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.” – Bertrand Russell, “Skeptical Essays,”
We just confirmed our first awesome speaker Niki A. den Nieuwenboer, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Business Ethics at The University of Kansas School
Some of the biggest mistakes made when handling a crisis are not dealing with the problem head on, thoughtless or insincere comments, lack of communication with stakeholders, unprepared spokespeople, getting defensive after receiving backlash, or, sitting back and letting the problem grow. Domino’s, Sony, Samsung, BP, United Airlines, Equifax, KFC, are all good examples of companies who stumbled with crisis management. Organizations should study these crises and learn from the mistakes!
Overview – Fraud vs. Groundbreaking Science Elizabeth Holmes (“Holmes”) founded Theranos in 2003 at 19 years old and dropped out of Stanford University to run
Caremark, Compliance, and Caution! Read why having active and engaged board oversight in the areas of risk and compliance is a must!
I am constantly reminding boards and Chief Executive’s or CEO’s of the strategic importance of ethics and values and that they should not be underestimated.￼