Business as usual or a new basis for ethical leadership?

Business as usual or a new basis for ethical leadership?


Let me start with two examples: A few years ago, one of the largest German public banks agreed on a new code of conduct for a better, more ethical culture in the company. Shortly before that time, prosecutors had started an investigation against one of the bank's top managers, which eventually resulted in an 8 years prison sentence on the charge of corruption. Would this manager's criminal energy have been reined in by an ethics code? Most probably not.

At roughly the same time, after a large...


This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now