Cross Cultural Challenges in Global Ethics and Compliance Programs
Featuring International Business Ethics Institute (50 mins)
One of the biggest challenges companies face when implementing global ethics and compliance programs is navigating the vast cultural differences that exist across geographies. Your organization has to understand more than just the legislative differences, but the cultural norms and nuances in each country where you do business; without careful planning and understanding, your global ethics and compliance program can be perceived locally as irrelevant, inappropriate, or even offensive.
This on-demand webcast featuresLori Tansey Martens, President of the International Business Ethics Institute. Lori, a leading authority on international business ethics for more than 20 years, frequently travels the world speaking on matters of business ethics and has conducted ethics training programs throughout the world, including Africa, the Asia Pacific, Eastern and Western Europe, and Latin and North America.
Additionally, Lori advises corporate CEOs and Ethics and Compliance Officers on policies and management systems to promote improved ethical standards, and oversees organizational assessments and senior level ethics education and training. During this webcast Lori will share best practices for ensuring your ethics and compliance program is successful on a global scale.
YOU WILL LEARN
- Avoid the most common cross-cultural mistakes
- Communicate key messages effectively across cultures
- Tailor the program for local issues while maintaining core corporate standards
Lori Tansey Martens, Founder (International Business Ethics Institute)
Lori Tansey Martens is a leading authority on international business ethics and has been recognized as a contemporary American opinion leader. Active in the field of business ethics for over 20 years, Ms. Tansey Martens frequently travels the world over speaking on matters of business ethics and has been quoted in publications including the New York Times, Guardian, Investor’s Business Daily, USA Today, and Business Ethics Magazine. She has also appeared on such news broadcasts as CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight, the Nightly Business Report, and CNN Financial News. She has conducted ethics training programs throughout the world, including Africa, the Asia Pacific, Eastern and Western Europe, and Latin and North America.
As founder and chief executive officer of the International Business Ethics Institute, Ms. Tansey Martens is responsible for overall management of the organization. Her primary responsibilities include managing and directing the Institute’s research and educational activities designed to promote responsible international business practices. Additionally, she advises corporate CEOs and Ethics and Compliance Officers on policies and management systems to promote improved ethical standards, and oversees organizational assessments and senior level ethics education and training.
Ms. Tansey Martens graduated cum laude in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Duke University. She is a graduate of the European Community Law Program at King’s College, London, England.