By Devin Ballam, Marketing − People can be taught and learn about ethical behavior, but new research shows that even the most ethical are prone to immoral or illogical behavior during times of fatigue. There are normally three reasons that people commit unethical behaviors: pressure, opportunity and rationalization, all of which are ...
June 23, 2014Converus
By Daniel Rabanales, Marketing — Lying is a plague that harms the efficiency and culture of an organization, especially when it comes from its most valuable asset — its employees. Employers must now be alert to the disturbing problem of candidates lying on their resumes. A recent report from First Advantage, a ...
May 21, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – First off, this article is not about feminism. That being said, it’s clear that the changing societal role of women has dramatically changed how the world does business, with women comprising at least 50 percent of the U.S. labor force. Promoting women’s rights and gender equality is ...
May 19, 2014Converus
Daniel Rabanales, Marketing— Corruption and fraud come in many forms, but the results are always damaging and negatively affect all aspects of a business. The perspective of a leader in the fight According to the world-leader in risk management and corporate investigation, Kroll Associates, business prospects in Colombia seem to be in a ...
May 12, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – When I was a young lad, my parents frequently counseled me to choose my friends carefully. “Tell me who you walk with, and I will tell you who you are,” they said, quoting an old adage. Whenever I developed an improper attitude or annoying behavior, my parents ...
May 9, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – While recently watching a Harry Potter movie, I found myself noticing parallels between the fictional government of the series, the Ministry of Magic, and the modern-day government of Russia. Elements of Corruption In the Harry Potter books, we read about characters that represent the common, every day person ...
May 5, 2014Converus
By Devin Ballam, Marketing – Each year billions of dollars are lost to fraud and corruption. Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated, as the rewards prove increasingly valuable. With such a large loss of money at play, organizations are trying to figure out how ...
May 2, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – When I worked in Brazil, I lived for a time in a small Amazonian city called Coari. One day, a Brazilian friend of mine and I were walking near the edges of a poverty-stricken neighborhood when we approached an abandoned region full of half-constructed buildings. It ...
April 28, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – I’ve been going to the gym a lot these days, but it seems I’m the only one that’s noticed a difference so far. Progression and growth occur by degrees. You’ve probably learned this if you’ve ever started working out, learned a new sport or musical instrument, ...
April 18, 2014Converus
By Devin Ballam, Marketing – Most people have taken part in a team event and have probably perceived that a united team performs better than a team without that bond of unity. When a union is formed, team members work better together because they have trust, established goals, a vision to ...
April 11, 2014Converus
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