While promoting a culture of integrity may not always be a high priority on the corporate to-do list, failure to properly engage with employees represents a strategic (as well as compliance) risk that threatens the business’s long-term competitive advantage. That's why it is important for you to create and maintain a culture of high integrity in your workplace.
High reporting rates of observed misconduct coincide with sound cultures of trust and integrity. Employees with favorable perceptions of company culture report misconduct at a 51% higher rate than employees with less favorable attitudes. Employees are your company's most valuable resource for spotting misconduct. Employees are your eyes and ears because they have access to every trading partner, factory, transaction, product, and peer employee. Approximately 15% of employees have observed misconduct.
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