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My Case Study: TNK-BP: A Study of Culture and Change Management in Russia

I have been with BP and TNK’s JV in Russia TNK-BP from the very first day back in September 2003 until its last day March 2013. So I decided to share my insights about the inception of a truly remarkable corporate culture that was forged in corporate wars and infighting…

19.01.15
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Under Sanctions and Post-Sanctions’ Russia and the state of compliance enforcement conference, Oct 27, 2014, Moscow

Agenda Compliance seminar (ENG) 22 Under Sanctions and Post-Sanctions’ Russia and the state of compliance enforcement October 27 Conference at the Library Hall, Russian Chamber of Commerce, Ilyinka 6 The Third Phase of the International project “Business Ethics &Compliance”   Project participants: Corporate Governance Dept. of the Financial University under…

23.10.14
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My Interview with Richard Bistrong, front line on anti-bribery & compliance blogger

Richard Bistrong writes on issues related to anti-bribery & compliance that affect lives and livelihood of people who work in the sales worldwide. His crusade is to make sure that what he has gone through himself does not happen to other people doing business in challenging markets. His message is…

13.10.14
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My Interview with Philippe Montigny, President of ETHIC Intelligence

Philippe Montigny is CEO of ETHIC Intelligence and President of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee. With over 15 years’ experience working on anti-corruption compliance issues, Philippe has developed solid expertise in the area from both a regulatory and business perspective. This time I was interviewed about the way the fight…

03.10.14
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X International Applied Science Conference «Corporate Social Responsibility and business ethics

May 22, 2014 the X International Applied Science Conference «Corporate Social Responsibility and business ethics» was held in the Congress Hall of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation. The conference was organized by the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and by  Subcommittee of the corporate…

22.05.14
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Working Group saves Loyola project on retail banking

EF WG member Luke Hornblower was contacted by Aaron Elster who is a graduate student at the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Bloomberg Businessweek ranks this college as part-time MBA program #6 in the United States, and its alumni have a global footprint….

21.05.14
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Academia: International conference on science and methodology

                          Financial U niversity under the government of the Russian Federation Education and Methodics Association (EMA) of the higher education institutions of Russia in the area of finances, accounting and global economy March 26 and 27, 2014 the…

27.03.14
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P. Dowden invited to speak in IUM

On October 9th at the International University in Moscow (IUM) Patricia Dowden, President and CEO of the Center for Business Ethics & Corporate Governance (USA) was invited by A. Yakorev, Director of IUM’s Center for Business Ethics & Compliance (CBEC) to give a lecture to the 3rd and 4th year…

12.10.13
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Second meeting on Certification project

On October 4th, A. Yakorev, Director of Center for Business Ethics & Compliance (CBEC) and his Deputy, Luke Hornblower took part in a meeting led by Patricia Dowden, President and CEO of Center for Business Ethics & Corporate Governance (CFBE) www.ethicsrussia.org on the proposed certification requirements. The meeting took place…

12.10.13
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Bank of America intern’s death puts banks’ working culture in spotlight

Death of Moritz Erhardt, a German student working for Merrill Lynch, triggers call for inquiry into excessive working hours in City Calls have been made for an overhaul of the long-hours culture among young staff working for banks in the City of London after the death of a «dedicated» German…

27.09.13
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Cheating In Schools And Colleges: What To Do About It? Troubling trend Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu

Cheating is an epidemic that infects schools and colleges across the county. Academic integrity is, of course, a core value in every educational institution. Without it, learning can never be assured. What is the evidence for our claim that cheating is an epidemic in schools? 51% of high school students…

27.09.13
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The Unethical Nature of Ethics Training

This month the IRS finds itself in the crosshairs; last year the Secret Service scandal thrust a disgrace into the limelight. Each time something like this happens, the U.S. suffers embarrassment on the international stage. I can hear the clarion cry: “Let’s throw some training at this!” We hear this…

27.09.13
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