Ethikos Editor’s Weekly Picks: Toshiba CEO Promises Turnaround in Five Years, Beefed up Ethics


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Toshiba CEO promises turnaround in five years, beefed up ethics

By Yuri Kageyama   for The Associated Press

Kurumatani, the first outsider to be appointed chief executive at Toshiba in more than half a century, acknowledged the system of governance and risk management had been weak. He stressed he brought to the company his experience in the financial sector, where compliance controls were tougher.  Read more

Research: Employee compliance is the main challenge to implementing cybersecurity strategy

By Amy Talbott for ZDNet

It’s one thing for a company to create a cybersecurity strategy, but it’s another thing entirely to put strategy into practice. Read more

Students place in USC Neely Center Ethics Competition

By Omar Yousif for Daily Trojan

The competition gave 27 students the opportunity to present their ideas regarding ethics and decision-making to faculty members from the Marshall School of Business, Viterbi School of Engineering and Price School of Public Policy. Throughout the competition, faculty helped discuss ethical dilemmas with the students and advance their proposals. Read more

Tech leaders who want to avoid financial ruin should do these three things

By Bruce Weinstein for Forbes

Depending on how you read it, the New York Times headline, “Stock Markets Tumble Amid Worries Over Tech Firms and Trade Tensions,” is either a bad omen or an opportunity for development in the tech world.

If you’re a leader of a tech company and want to avoid the legal, ethical and financial quagmire described in the Times report, you should do the following three things immediately.  Read more


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