The Freeh Report was released last week. It detailed a series of actions and inactions taken by officials at Penn State University (Penn State) that allowed Jerry Sandusky to continue his abuse of young boys from at least 1998 up until the time he was arrested.
As bad a situation as the Freeh Report portrays, I believe that there are ...
Our crystal ball of ethics and compliance predictions has never been cloudier than at the end of 2011. Political priorities and public perceptions of institutions are traditionally predictive of the ethics and compliance environment. This year, however, inclement weather has been coming from all corners of the globe. In the absence of clear signals, the […]
If the allegations turn out to be true, then the recent sexual abuse scandals at Penn State and Syracuse universities are tragic. Long-time assistant coaches at these institutions are accused of committing heinous sex acts on children. Yet, there are clearly lessons from these events applicable to compliance and ethics professionals, and the companies that employ them.