Tag: ethics

Leadership & Communication

Getting to know your inner-psychopath – why it’s hard to be good with money

Can we have too much of a good thing? When it comes to money, the answer in the Psychology community is increasingly ‘yes’. Psychologists have amassed considerable evidence for a causal link between money and self-interested behavior. Well-off people are statistically more likely to cheat in a game, less likely to help a passerby and,…

25 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

The language of finance – is it skewing our moral compass?

The language used within the banking and finance sector - whether it be in a company's annual report or face-to-face during a business transaction - is becoming increasingly technical, abstract, and morally and ethically neutral. Terms like Collateralized Debt Obligation and Global Financial Crisis are more frequently referred to by their acronyms CDO and GFC,…

8 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

ABA CEO Anna Bligh on ‘erosion of trust’ in banks

The Australian Bankers Association’s new CEO, Anna Bligh aims to rebuild trust between the banks and their customers. Her powerful statement “I think there is a direct correlation between the implosion of trust and explosion of scrutiny” is memorable and timely. She told the Australian Financial Review's Banking & Wealth Summit on 5 April in…

12 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Technology

The role of ethics in emerging health technologies

In the lead up to the 3rd Annual Health Technology Assessment Conference, which is taking place on the 24th and 25th November at Swissotel Sydney, we caught up with Dr Monique Jonas, Lecturer in Health Systems at the University of Auckland. Dr Jonas will be presenting a session on "Integrating Ethics in the HTA" at the event…

24 Sep 2014, by Test Test

Healthcare

Debating drug pricing, regulation and industry transparency

Pharmaceutical companies, law firms, government departments, associations and consultants convened at the Sydney Harbour Marriott on 29th and 30th May 2014, for the 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Law Conference. Over this jam-packed two-day event, discussion centred on a selection of pivotal issues impacting the industry including pharmaceutical law reforms, Intellectual Property, evaluation of the competitive landscape and industry…

16 Jun 2014, by Test Test