LRN Blog

Read the latest perspectives on all things ethics and compliance from LRN's own thought leaders.

  • The Human Differentiator: Moral Leadership

    The Human Differentiator: Moral Leadership

    People will need to use their empathy and imagination to stay relevant in the world of artificial intelligence.

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  • Your Code of Conduct Looks Great, but What Does It Do?

    Your Code of Conduct Looks Great, but What Does It Do?

    Jim Walton's recent article published in SCCE's CEP Magazine​ dives into the components of a code of conduct your organization should to truly make it impactful.

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  • Mobile Engagement: Talking About Effectiveness, Ethics

    Mobile Engagement: Talking About Effectiveness, Ethics

    Ben DiPietro discusses his recent session on workforce mobile engagement at the SCCE Utilities and Energy compliance and ethics conference in Houston. Read more.

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  • Know the Rules Before Hunting for Skeletons

    Know the Rules Before Hunting for Skeletons

    Most companies find it legally problematic to retroactively conduct background checks unless specifically allowed for in an employment contract or employee handbook, but many have workarounds.

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  • Harassment in the Workplace: 10 Tips for Compliance and Ethics Practitioners

    Harassment in the Workplace: 10 Tips for Compliance and Ethics Practitioners

    Marsha Ershaghi Hames' chapter in SCCE’s recent publication, The Complete Compliance and Ethics Manual – 2109, shares 10 tips for E&C practitioners around the topic of anti-harassment. Learn more.

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  • Report: Conditions Ripe for Another Theranos

    Report: Conditions Ripe for Another Theranos

    Researchers published a paper pointing out a lack of transparency in the research being conducted by life sciences companies--and warning the conditions are ripe for another Theranos fraud to occur.

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  • Companies Still Leaving Compliance in Cold on M&A Deals

    Companies Still Leaving Compliance in Cold on M&A Deals

    Why is compliance often viewed as a business impediment when it clearly can save money in the long run by getting involved early and flagging issues?

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  • Boards Need to Signal Their Commitment to Ethics, Compliance

    Boards Need to Signal Their Commitment to Ethics, Compliance

    How can compliance play a role in bringing about in the board a greater awareness of, and a respect for, the idea that good behavior and effective oversight can make for better-performing companies?

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  • Defining Compliance Means Moving Beyond Rules

    Defining Compliance Means Moving Beyond Rules

    Ben DiPietro summarizes LRN's two speaking sessions led by Emily Miner and Marsha Ershaghi Hames at SCCE's Regional Philadelphia Compliance and Ethics Conference.

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  • The Intoxicating Lure of Big Dreams

    The Intoxicating Lure of Big Dreams

    A person obsessed with achieving a goal they deem to be noble in purpose can attract lots of attention and money to pursue their idea.

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  • Signs of Bad Blood Existed Long Before Theranos Scandal Broke

    Signs of Bad Blood Existed Long Before Theranos Scandal Broke

    The toxic culture at blood-testing firm Theranos that was exposed by Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou existed long before the company's scandalous story was made public.

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  • The Theranos Story: Blood is Thicker Than Ethics

    The Theranos Story: Blood is Thicker Than Ethics

    Our own Ben DiPietro recaps reporter John Carreyrou's visit to LRN to discuss Theranos and Silicoln Valley culture.

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  • 4 Words You Need to Know in 2019

    4 Words You Need to Know in 2019

    LRN looks at some trends in risk and compliance that you need to be aware of in 2019. Four words will be prominent: mobile, operationalization, accessibility and accountability.

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  • Doing Good Brings Valuable Rewards to Volunteers

    Doing Good Brings Valuable Rewards to Volunteers

    The father-in-law of my U.K.-based LRN colleague, Debbie Alameddine, was diagnosed in 2014 with pancreatic cancer...

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  • Count Your Blessings on Giving Tuesday

    Count Your Blessings on Giving Tuesday

    LRN employees will be taking part in Giving Tuesday activities around the world.

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  • Taking Ethics and Compliance From Talk to Action

    Taking Ethics and Compliance From Talk to Action

    How to take talk of compliance and ethics and make it something that truly takes root among employees, stakeholders and third-party partners was the topic of discussion this week during a webinar feat

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  • Making Compliance More Intrinsic to the Business

    Making Compliance More Intrinsic to the Business

    LRN chats with chief compliance officer Louis Sapirman about ways ethics and compliance can build alliances in the organization to help make the case for better behavior to the C-suite and boardroom.

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  • How a Flat and Self Governing organization, can help you achieve your career goals.

    How a Flat and Self Governing organization, can help you achieve your career goals.

    Read a former employee's first-hand account of his journey at LRN and how the company's flat organizational structure helped grow his career.

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  • Compliance Week is Great, But Focus Needs to be Year-Round

    Compliance Week is Great, But Focus Needs to be Year-Round

    Is Compliance Week still relevant? Is it just a check-the-box exercise now? Read more to learn what compliance experts really think about the effectiveness of compliance week.

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  • Mobile Enablement as a Compliance and Ethics Program Strategy

    Mobile Enablement as a Compliance and Ethics Program Strategy

    As today’s workforce leverages mobile devices as a normalized aspect of information access, the growth of mobile content consumption is reshaping how ethics and compliance practitioners innovate...

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