We all know someone who carries an unhealthy amount of excess weight. Despite all the warnings from the media, doctors and loved ones, they don’t change their habits. And then, inevitably, a health crisis hits and they are forced to change.
A similar thing happens in an organization with a poor culture. Despite all the warnings from the media, ethics officers and employees, they don’t change how they do things. And then, inevitably, a compliance crisis hits and they are forced to change.
Yes, that jelly donut looks yummy. Yes, that jerk of a CEO drives profit.
Is it our life’s mission to eat donuts or promote jerks?
Surely we can do better.