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Jeannette Rankin, Infosys, Ethics and Compliance
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Thomas Fox

Who was Jeannette Rankin and why do we celebrate her today in the context of ethics and compliance? She was the first female to be elected to Congress, as a Representative from Montana in the 1916 elections. In 1917 she was one of 50 votes opposing... Read More

Naval Theorists and the Measurement of Compliance
Posted on 17 Jan 2014 by Thomas Fox

If are interested in naval history, strategy and tactics, I have a question for you: Are you a disciple of Alfred Mahan or Julian Corbett? If you are a Mahanian, you probably focus on large naval engagements or the great battle concept. If you are Corbettian... Read More

The Abbey Grange, the Quality of Justice and Codes of Conduct
Posted on 28 Jan 2014 by Thomas Fox

In honor of the return of Sherlock Holmes to PBS with Season 3, I begin a week of Sherlockian themed posts. Today we consider the quality of justice that Holmes discussed in The Abbey Grange , he allowed a man who murdered a wife-abusing husband to go... Read More

How to Engage Employees in Compliance
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by Thomas Fox

In the September 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review , in an article entitled " How to Cultivate Engaged Employees " , author Charalambos A. Vlachoutsicos wrote about his experiences in working for a family-owned multi-national organization... Read More