Monthly Archives: October 2013

Do Lawyers Obstruct Progress in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability?

Are lawyers an obstacle to progress on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability? Having followed the evolution of the discussion on Corporate Social Responsibility, Creating Shared Value and Corporate Responsibility, and having witnessed the myriad attempts by corporations to define their policies and efforts in this area, I am constantly amazed by the decisions made in international ...
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Maximizing Insurance Recovery For Employee Crime

Employee theft is a significant source of loss in the hospitality industry. Reports have found that 34% of employees in the 18-–29 age bracket believe that stealing from their employer is justifiable. It is believed that as much as one-third of all restaurant failures are due, in significant part, to theft by employees, and the ...
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Creating an In-House Domestic Violence Program

If you read Part 1 of this article, you should already be convinced of the importance of addressing domestic violence in your organization and hopefully, you’re ready to learn how to develop and implement an in-house program. This piece will layout the steps to building, launching, and maintaining an effective, cost saving (and possibly life ...
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How the Government Shutdown is Affecting Hospitality and Travel

As the shutdown of the U.S. government continues, some three thousand furloughed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspectors will remain off-duty until the situation changes. Most air traffic controllers are working without paychecks and essential support personnel. This means airlines are currently regulating themselves in terms of safety standards, a scenario described by Mike Perrone of Professional ...
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Reputational Risk in the Modern Era

According to a recent study from Deloitte, reputational risk and fallout from bad public relations are now considered the top risk mitigation priorities for large companies. While many senior executives say they are making progress on strategic risk management issues, the broad spectrum of companies polled reported that reputational risk concerns have risen from third ...
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