FROM THE EDITOR
Employees Care About Ethics at Work
It has not escaped any well-attuned management these days that employees are overflowing with strong opinions, and lots of them, often on subjects that were traditionally frowned upon as talking points in the workplace. Those days are gone, writes Ian Heinig on The Manifest. “People want their work to have integrity...As the work-life barrier becomes more porous, employees seek jobs that help them feel ethically sound...Hence, a company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in employee recruitment, retention, and loyalty.” For those looking for data to support this anecdotal evidence, Heinig’s report, “How Do Employees Act When Faced with Unethical Company Behavior,” provides the numbers as to how much ethics matters in today’s work environment.
With an ever expanding number of perspectives and view points of the world, it might seem crazy to think a common definition or framework of ‘sustainability’ could ever be defined. Now add on personal beliefs and business operating...read more
Historically, there have never been enough Aboriginal Registered Nurses in Canada. But an innovative and effective new program developed through a partnership between the University of Lethbridge and local First Nations communities has...read more
Storefronts can be for more than just peddling wares - they can also serve as a vehicle for promoting the greater good. Although selling products associated with a cause has become mainstream, there are a small number of...read more
That's quite a mouthful and somewhat of a brain twister.
Plenary Session 1
Opening Keynote: Business Strength Through Diversity
Deepak Chopra, President, Pitney Bowes Canada Ltd.