The downside of loyalty: why some organizational cover-ups go unchecked
A cover-up, or an attempt to conceal evidence of wrongdoing, error or unethical actions, can prove harmful and costly for an organization. Often starting small, a cover-up can turn into a scandal that forever tarnishes the reputation of an institution.
Generous with individuals and selfish to the masses
The general public has steadily lost confidence in financial institutions, economic authorities, and, in particular, in corporate managers (over 70% don’t trust their leaders in any business or organization. The view is that key economic actors will do anything for profits, including harming large groups of fellow human beings.
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