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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Know If Ethics Training Is Working?

September 17, 2004
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How do I evaluate the success of training in business ethics, both for management and non-management staff?
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Good Works

July 30, 2004
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A new documentary and two new books examine the soul of the modern corporation.
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United Technologies Offers a Model for Reporting Problems

July 30, 2004
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Born out of defense-contract scandals in the 1980s, the company's program required only minor changes to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley.
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A Key Role in a Complex Compliance Picture

July 2, 2004
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As companies face the demands of Sarbanes-Oxley and other new regulations, human resources plays a critical part in the process.
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A Call-Center Scam Prompts Greater Scrutiny

June 1, 2004
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International fraud, customer dissatisfaction and a sense of lack of control have pushed companies to step up oversight at outsourced overseas call centers.
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Kiss That Checklist Goodbye

April 30, 2004
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The government is tightening up its sentencing guidelines for corporate wrongdoers. Big policy binders and printouts of training attendance won't reduce your penalties.
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Clean Slate

March 1, 2004
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Human resources was asleep at the switch when greed and fraud torpedoed Tyco. Laurie Siegel, the company's post-scandal senior vice-president of human resources, is in charge of making up for lost trust. She has taken on the daunting task with eyes wide open.
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Lockheed is Doing Right and Doing Well

March 1, 2004
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Aerospace competition is fierce, but Lockheed Martin doesn't believe in winning at any price. Its training programs and accountability systems support one theme: "Good ethics is good business."
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Meanwhile over at MCI

March 1, 2004
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For shell-shocked employees, the good-humored Higgins is less a law enforcement officer than a heartening symbol of MCI’s potential revival. She is not only a vital member of the team of top executives trying to nurse a once-strong company back to health, she represents much of what was missing at WorldCom.
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Tycos Guide to Ethical Conduct

March 1, 2004
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The company’s wide-ranging instructions on everything from political involvement to the use of e-mail. It also includes examples of improper activities.
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