Corruption-proofing the workplace (Guest commentary)

Three questions every HR professional must ask
By Len Karakowsky, Igor Kotlyar and Robin Grant
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/01/2007

There is a growing sense of urgency among business leaders to establish some kind of defence against corruption. However, there is also an increasing realization that laws are not enough. It has become painfully clear that no amount of legislation can guarantee protection against the threat of workplace corruption.

There is no doubt HR has a vital role to play in the battle for workplace integrity. The starting point for fulfilling this responsibility requires asking three critical questions.

Is ethics an important consideration in selection and recruitment efforts?